85-year-old dies in Carneys Point fire

January 18, 2011 9:15:49 PM PST
An 85-year-old woman perished in a house fire in Carneys Point, New Jersey Tuesday evening.

Firefighters were called out to the blaze shortly after 5:00 p.m. at North DuPont Road.

Officials say the fire began in the kitchen.

The elderly woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was alone in the home at the time.

The cause is under investigation.