Crittenden County Woman Dies in Trailer Fire

DECEMBER 14, 2006 - Posted at 7:35 a.m. CST

EARLE, AR - A trailer fire has claimed the life of an Earle woman.  Authorities have not released the name of the woman who died in the fire yesterday morning, pending notification of her family.

They say a passer-by saw the fire about 6:40 a.m. and alerted Earle police and fire officials.  The woman was found dead inside the home after firefighters put out the blaze.  She was in her 50s.  The sheriff's department says the woman lived alone.

The fire was in the living room-kitchen area of the trailer.  The cause of the fire was not known.

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