Woman dies in fire

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An elderly, Elk County woman has died following a house fire Tuesday night.

State Police say Geraldine Bauer, 71 was trapped inside her home on Mill Street in Johnsonburg just before 8 p.m when the fire broke out.  Firefighters were able to rescue her from the home and take her to a nearby hospital.  However just after 9 p.m., Bauer was pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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