Woman killed in house fire

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DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. -- A woman was killed in a house fire in Walls, Mississippi, Wednesday afternoon.

Her husband was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

No word yet on what caused the fire in the 7400 block of Broken Hickory Drive.

The fire marshal and deputies took over theĀ investigation.

Officials say the fire started around the garage at about 3 p.m.

Neighbors said the news is devastating to their community.

"Definitely a loss, because they were a really great couple," neighbor Tanya Minor said.

The victims' names have not been released.

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