Labrador, Pangasinan –A septuagenarian woman died in a fire that gobbled up a house in Sitio Kadampat in Barangay Bolo here at 1:00 a.m. of Nov. 14, the local police reported.

The fatality was identified as Celedonia Arboleda, 73, who was sleeping alone in the house when the fire broke out. The house was made of light materials.

The incident was reported to the police at 7:30 a.m. by the victim’s son, Melecio Arboleda, 53, a resident of Barangay Dulig, Labrador.

The woman’s cadaver now lies in state at Angelo Funeral Home in Labrador.

Investigators are still probing the cause of the blaze. PNA