Officials identify woman killed in Lakewood fire

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The 89-year-old Lakewood woman who died Wednesday in an apartment fire has been identified as Jean Blassey.

Investigators have not determined what started the blaze, which broke out about noon at the Hall Northwest apartments at 6116 112th St. SW.

The fire started in and was contained to Blassey’s bedroom, where firefighters found her after dousing the flames.

Another person who lived in the apartment, believed to be Blassey’s son, was not home at the time of the fire.

Stacia Glenn: 253-597-8653


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