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One Dead in Wrightstown House Fire

By rlsmetro on
Wrightstown

Authorities are investigating a fire that broke out in a house in Wrightstown that left killed a 91-year-old woman.

Firefighters responded to reports of a house fire that erupted in the 20's block of Francis Street shortly before 2 a.m. where crews swiftly extinguished the blaze that reportedly concentrated in the living room of the house.

A search of the residence had crews locate a seriously injured woman - later identified as Bertha Kranick - who was later pronounced dead by medics. Her son who was also inside the home escaped the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.