- Associated Press - Sunday, March 1, 2020

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was found dead after an early morning fire in a suburban Philadelphia home over the weekend.

Fire crews were called to the Upper Southampton Township residence shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

Firefighters reported flames shooting from the home and reports of a woman trapped inside. Crews called for help from neighboring towns. Firefighters were still working on hot spots when the roof collapsed at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities said a woman’s body was recovered from the back of the home. Her name wasn’t immediately released. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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