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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A house fire claimed the life of an Allentown woman on Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the 100 block of Bradford Street just before 1 p.m.

The fire was reportedly placed under control within an hour.

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Eyewitness News has been told a woman in her 50s or 60s was killed in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.