Lancaster Highway fire claims life

Jun. 15, 2013 @ 09:30 AM

Update: The person who  died in Friday's fire was Rebecca Howell Sells, 74. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Firefighters and Union EMS personnel were dispacted to a working structure fire shortly past 2 a.m. Friday at 4106 Lancaster Highway, an older, single story brick residence. Smoke and flames were visible when the first firefighters arrived on the scene at 2:24 a.m., only minutes after their page-out. Once the fire was contained, the body of female was discovered inside. A perimeter was established and law enforcement summoned to the scene to investigate. No further information was availalble at the scene due to the impending investigation and notification of next of kin. The Enquirer Journal will update this story as the investigation unfolds and details are released.