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A 67-year-old woman died in a house fire Sunday in Eunice, authorities said.

Patsy Garcia died in her Eunice apartment on West Maple Avenue, fire officials said Monday.

Garcia was using an oxygen machine and investigators believe the fire started near the machine, according to a post on the State Fire Marshal Facebook page.

The fire at the Sweetridge Apartments in the 1500 block of West Maple Avenue remains under investigation.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated Monday, Jan. 21, 2018, to identify the victim.

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