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Woman Dead But 5-Year-Old Boy Made It Out Alive Of Burning House

A 37-year-old woman has died in a north Adelaide house fire, while a five-year-old boy who was rescued from the home is in a stable condition.

A woman has died in a house fire in Adelaide's north.

A five-year-old boy was rescued from the Paralowie home early on Saturday but police and firefighters were unable to save the 37-year-old woman, who was found dead inside.

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Emergency workers who had been called to the Panto Ave home about 12.20am found it well alight. A police officer was treated for stitches for a cut to the arm suffered while rescuing the boy, who is in a stable condition in hospital.

Three other officers were treated for smoke inhalation. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze.

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