Elderly woman died in Lower Paxton fire, police say

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Lower Paxton Township police confirm an elderly woman died of smoke inhalation as the result of a fire in her home Thursday night.

000008Another elderly resident sustained serious burns and was transported to the Lehigh Burn Center in Allentown, police said in a news release Friday.

Authorities have not identified the residents.

The fire in the first block of Care Street occurred around 8 p.m.

The cause has not been determined, but investigators believe it is accidental.

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