CONELLSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – One woman is dead after a fire in South Connellsville.
A woman identified by the Fayette County Coroner’s Office as 58-year-old Patricia Ringer died after a fire on 1819 Fourth Street. She reportedly became trapped inside the trailer.
Firefighters from multiple companies arrived on scene, battling heavy smoke and extreme heat. They were able to quickly knock out the flames.
A neighbor who didn’t want to appear on camera indicated the people living inside the trailer had been doing some home improvements recently, but what — if any — role that may have played in the deadly fire is unknown.
The blaze is now under investigation by the state police fire marshal.
The Red Cross is assisting the others who also lived in the trailer.
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.