Woman dies in Bourne house fire

Authorities say a woman died in a Bourne house fire on Friday, March 17, 2017. (Police photos)

A woman died in a Bourne house fire Friday, according to authorities.

Police said the fire erupted at a home on Alona Avenue in Monument Beach just after 3:45 p.m.

When authorities arrived at the scene, the house was fully engulfed.

Photos and videos show flames shooting out of the roof as heavy, black smoke pours from the structure.

As firefighters battled the blaze, they found the woman dead inside the home.

Authorities remained at the scene as of 6:15 p.m.

The woman’s cause of death, as well as the cause of the fire, remain under investigation.

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