79-year-old woman dies in southwest Missouri house fire

Crews found heavy smoke coming from the home

HOLLISTER, Mo. – Authorities say a 79-year-old woman has died in a house fire in southwest Missouri, along with two cats and a dog. KYTV reports that the Taney County Coroner identified the victim as Betty Sinson. The Western Taney County Fire Protection District reports that crews responded around 4 p.m. Thursday, found heavy smoke coming from the home and removed the victim. The cause of the fire has not been determined but does not appear suspicious in nature.

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