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Family of quadriplegic Vancouver man burned to death in smoking-related fire left with questions

Family of quadriplegic man killed in fire demands answers
The family of a disabled man is looking for answers after he was killed in a horrifying accident Ward Woodfall died when a cigarette he was smoking fell on him and ignited.

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The family of a quadriplegic Vancouver man who died after suffering horrific burns in a smoking-related fire is searching for answers.

Ward Woodfall died Sunday when a cigarette he was smoking fell on him and ignited.

Firefighters responded to his unit in an independent living facility on West 10th Avenue near Maple Street and found the 55-year-old with second- and third-degree burns to 80 per cent of his body.

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