1 dead in White Center house fire



WHITE CENTER, Wash. - An elderly woman died in a house fire Saturday afternoon in White Center, according to officials.


The fire broke out at a home at 9807 28th Avenue Southwest before 5 p.m.


A resident in the neighborhood was walking around when they noticed smoke coming from the home. The neighbor immediately called 911.


Crews responded to the scene and firefighters found a woman’s body inside of the home.


Officials told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reporter Deborah Horne the woman was about 71 years old.


The fire is currently being investigated.