ST. JOSEPH — St. Joseph fire investigators say a fire that killed an elderly couple at a senior housing unit in northwest Missouri began when a man connected to an oxygen machine fell asleep while smoking.
Cigarette in room with oxygen caused fatal blaze in St. Joseph
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