Investigation underway after Deer Park woman found dead in small house fire, firefighters say

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Saturday, March 25, 2023
Firefighters find woman dead after small house fire in Deer Park.
An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in a small house fire on Pickerton Street, according to the Deer Park Fire Marshal's Office.

DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) -- An investigation is underway in the Deer Park area after a woman was found dead inside a home after a small fire, officials said.

On Friday at about 11 p.m., crews with the Deer Park Fire Marshal's Office responded to a house fire in the 2800 block of Pickerton Street.

Firefighters said the small fire was contained in an upstairs bedroom, where a woman was found dead.

The woman was the only occupant inside the home at the time, investigators said.

Investigators are determining the cause of the fire.