BROOKLINE (KDKA) — A woman’s body was found inside a home that caught fire in Brookline.

The fire broke out in the 2000 block Pioneer Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Officials were called to the home for reports of someone trapped inside the home.

Neighbors told officials flames were shooting from the back of the home.

After putting the fire out, officials searched the home and the body was found on the first floor.

KDKA’s Nicole Ford Reports:


Two of the women’s pets were also found dead inside.

Investigators believe the fire may have started in the kitchen, but the exact cause remains under investigation.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.