A 75-year-old Butler County woman died early Sunday in a fire that broke out in her mobile home on Santa Fe Lake Road in Douglass.
The fire, which apparently started in the kitchen, broke out at about 12:45 a.m.
Fire crews reported the home, in the 18000 block of Santa Fe Lake Road, had collapsed and only a portion of a wall was standing, according to information from Butler County Fire District No. 3.
Once the fire was controlled, firefighters discovered the woman, tentatively identified as Lydia Cox, in the rubble.
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Her family has been notified.
The home was a total loss and a vehicle parked nearby was damaged by the heat, the information said.
The home was not insured, and a dollar estimate has not been determined.
Fourteen firefighters, a fire investigator and several deputies from the Butler County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
A cause has not been determined, and the fire is still under investigation.