Woman at Waterbury Fire Scene Died of Natural Causes

Fire started in kitchen. She was found in garage.

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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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