Woman Dies In Fire

On August 9 at approximately 6:36 P.M.  Alaska State Troopers along with Butte Fire and EMS and Palmer Fire responded to a structure fire. Initial calls indicated elderly 88-year-old Patricia D. Brown of Palmer was unable to escape the structure. Patricia was later located deceased in the residence after Butte Fire was able to make entry.

The state fire marshal responded and is conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.

At this time there is no foul play suspected.