Elderly woman dies after morning fire

Published 12:01 am Thursday, January 13, 2011

FERRIDAY — An early morning fire led to the death of a 95-year-old woman in Ferriday Wednesday.

Sarah Crumb, 311 Morning Star Alley, was pronounced dead at Riverland Medical Center in Ferriday after a fire ravaged her home at approximately 8:08 a.m.

The Ferriday Fire Department responded to the call and was able to get Crumb out of the house alive, before she passed away later at the hospital.

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FFD Chief Joe Sontoyo said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.