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Elderly woman killed in house fire, authorities say

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TAYLORSVILLE, NC (WBTV) -

Crews are on the scene of a house fire that in Alexander County that left one woman dead, according to officials.

The fire happened at a home on Old Landfill Road, which runs between Macedonia Church Road and Millersville Road in Taylorsville, Tuesday morning.

Officials said the fire was reported around 8:30 a.m., but that the house was far off the road and they are not sure how long it was burning before someone spotted it.

Authorities told WBTV that fire crews were able to put the blaze out quickly before finding the elderly woman's body inside the home.

Crews confirmed that although they do not have an official cause of the fire, they do not believe it to be suspicious.

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