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Home nurse, 64, dies saving paraplegic patient from fire

A 64-year-old home nurse died trying to save her 71-year-old paraplegic patient from a fire before the nurse succumbed to smoke from the blaze, Louisiana authorities said Tuesday.  The homeowner said Gwendolyn Theus, the nurse, alerted her to a fire inside the home in Delhi, 250 miles north of New Orleans on Monday evening.Theus unsuccessfully tried several times to wheel the woman's bed out of the room, state fire officials said.  She then pulled the woman from the bed and tried pushing her out

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A 64-year-old home nurse died trying to save her 71-year-old paraplegic patient from a fire before the nurse succumbed to smoke from the blaze, Louisiana authorities said Tuesday.  The homeowner said Gwendolyn Theus, the nurse, alerted her to a fire inside the home in Delhi, 250 miles north of New Orleans on Monday evening.Theus unsuccessfully tried several times to wheel the woman's bed out of the room, state fire officials said.  She then pulled the woman from the bed and tried pushing her out
Powerful wind gusts and possible tornadoes pose a “marginal risk” in southeastern states and the Midwest, the National Weather Service said Wednesday, and thunderstorms were expected to buffet parts of Louisiana. The storm activity comes amid a muted holiday season, with fewer than usual Americans on the road ahead of Thanksgiving due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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