Officials investigate fatal Westport fire

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire in Westport, where one person was killed this evening.

The fire chief says it occurred at around 4 p.m. at a home on Center Street, near Brightfield Lane.

Firefighters say that they found an elderly woman in a bedroom in the home, but were unable to revive her.

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

The fire remains under investigation by the Westport Fire Marshal's Office, Westport Police Department and the state Fire Marshal's Office.

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