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Wilson woman dies in early morning house fire

Posted November 22, 2015 2:29 p.m. EST
Updated November 22, 2015 6:26 p.m. EST

— A woman died early Saturday morning after fire broke out in her Wilson home, authorities said.

According to authorities, a woman in her 70s, whose name was not released, and her two daughters were inside the home, at 208 Walnut Street, when fire broke out at about 2:30 a.m. The woman was believed to be using a kerosene heater to heat the home when she attempted to add fuel.

The woman's daughters told authorities they tried to get their mom out of the home, but that she was working to put out the blaze.

The home was a total loss.

No additional information was immediately availible.