Woman dies after fire breaks out at Lakewood home

LAKEWOOD, Wash. –  A fire inside a Lakewood home left a woman dead, West Pierce firefighters said Thursday afternoon.

The fire broke out at a home on Dowerdell Lane around 1:30 p.m. Firefighters quickly got the fire under control but discovered the victim inside.

The victim is only described as an adult woman.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.