JPSO: Woman dies in Harvey house fire

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HARVEY, La. — A Harvey woman died last night after getting trapped inside her home during a house fire.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, firefighters and deputies responded to a house fire about 6:20 p.m. Monday in the 2300 block of Hampton Street in Harvey.

When first responders arrived, they were unable to enter the home because the fire “was too intense.”

Firefighters found a 47-year-old woman, Dianne Casas, inside the house. She was found in critical condition and taken to West Jefferson Hospital, where she succumbed to her injured about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

An autopsy will be conducted. Foul play is not suspected.

She was alone in the home at the time of the fire.


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