Woman at Waterbury Fire Scene Died of Natural Causes

Fire started in kitchen. She was found in garage.

Steve Covault

The woman firefighters found dead in her Waterbury home on Sunday died of natural causes.

A relative of Ida Rubo, 79, reported the fire just before 2 p.m. on Sunday. When firefighters responded, they found a fire contained to the kitchen. Rubo, who lived alone, was dead in her garage.

The woman had a medical condition, Deputy Fire Marshal Terrance Ballou told The Republican-American. 

An autopsy determined she died of natural causes.

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