• 1 dead in White Center house fire

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    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.

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