CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — A two-alarm fire in Chester, Delaware County, has left one woman dead on Friday, officials say. The fire started just before 1 p.m. on the 300 block of Clayton Street.
The fire was placed under control roughly 30 minutes after officials arrived on the scene, but a woman was found dead after crews searched the property.READ MORE: Police Searching For Older Model Cadillac In Connection To Murder Of Pregnant Woman Last November
Chester City police and a resident were able to assist three juveniles and a woman from the home once they arrived at the fire. After that, the fire condition became too heavy to enter the home.Hasein Strand Pleads Guilty To Some Charges In Connection To Shooting Death Of 8-Year-Old Fanta Bility
The Red Cross says they’re providing temporary lodging and other emergency assistance for 15 people from the three-row homes that were affected by the fire.
The cause of the fire is unknown and currently under investigation at this time.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Sworn In For Second Term
Several other fire crews in Delaware County, including Brookhaven, Parkside, and Marcus Hook provided help to put out the fire.