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WEST VALLEY CITY -- Police have released the name of a woman killed in an accidental house fire in West Valley City earlier this week.
Police say 53-year-old Terri Decol was trapped in the home when a cigarette butt fell onto a rug -- igniting the blaze. The flames spread quickly across the entire room.
Firefighters say Decol's husband was upstairs when he smelled smoke, went downstairs, and saw flames. By that time though, it was too late.
Neighbors say Decol smoked, used an oxygen tank and had a lot of health problems but still made the most out of life.