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Firefighters: Woman dead after house fire in Windham

March 25, 2019

WINDHAM, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has died in an early morning house fire.

Fire officials say the 55-year-old woman was found inside the Windham home Monday morning and she was taken to an area hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

Her name wasn’t released.

Firefighters say crews from several area fire departments helped knock down the fire that was reported by a passing motorist just after 4 a.m.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the state fire marshal.