Woman Dies In St. Bernard House Fire

(ST. BERNARD, OH) -- A 96-year-old woman has died following a house fire in St. Bernard.

According to St. Bernard Police, Dorothy Castor was unable to escape the residence and died at the scene.

Flames broke out around 1 p.m. on Friday at the home on Broerman Ave.  A neighbor spotted the flames and called 911.

A preliminary investigation indicates the fire was sparked by a portable space heater that was too close to the sofa.