Elderly woman dies after house fire in Independence

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say an elderly woman has died after a house fire in Independence.

The Kansas City Star reports that police say the woman was pulled from the burning home Monday. Emergency responders began CPR before pronouncing her dead. Her name wasn’t immediately released.

A cause for the fire hasn’t been determined. Workers from the Squire gas company were on the scene investigating. They were joined on scene by the Kansas City Police and Independence Fire Departments and the Missouri State Fire Marshall.

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