Elderly woman dies in home fire

A 95-year-old woman died Saturday night when fire ravaged her modest home in Volio, San Ramón, Alajuela.

She was identified as María Vega Madrigal. Fire fighters said they learned that she had problems in moving and that she was unable to escape the flames,

The woman was believed to have been cooking. Relatives who live nearby arrived too late to get her from the blaze, fire fighters said.

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