Pictou County woman killed in house fire
Published Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:02PM ADT
Last Updated Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:45PM ADT
Pictou District RCMP is investigating after a mid-day house fire claimed the life of a woman.
Police responded to reports of a home on fire on Highway 347 in Willowdale, N.S., just before 6 p.m. Friday.
When police arrived, they learned the main level of the home had collapsed into the basement, and a vehicle near the residence had been destroyed by fire.
RCMP said the remains of one person were located inside the home.
Family members of the deceased did confirm she was a 58-year-old woman, and a well-known mail carrier in the area.
The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.