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Update: Elderly woman dies after fire in her Paphos house

December 20, 2018 at 9:35am

An 86 year old woman has died after a fire broke out in her house on Vasileos Constantinou street in central Paphos on Thursday morning.

Neighbours noticed the fire and contacted authorities.

Firemen found the woman unconscious inside the house and called an ambulance which transferred her to Paphos General Hospital.

She was pronounced dead shortly after 9 am.

According to CNA, an oil heater which was next to the woman’s bed is believed to have been the cause of the fire.

The fire caused extensive damage to the house.

Police and the fire services are continuing investigations.