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Shelton woman found in bathroom during fire dies

March 19, 2019

SHELTON — A woman who was found in the bathroom by firefighters on the scene of a fire in her home on Sunday has died.

Police said Barbara Curley, 67, was transported to Bridgeport Hospital after she was taken from the house and died from her injuries on Monday.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, firefighters and police responded to a structure fire on Florence Drive. Information was received that there was a single occupant inside the residence, police said, and they searched the house for Curley.

The fire department, police department, Fire Marshal’s Office with the assistance of the State Police Fire and Explosion investigation unit are investigating. Police said the cause of the fire remains under investigation but no criminal action is suspected.