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Woman dies in Yakima mobile home fire along with numerous pets

Yakima woman dies in mobile home fire

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A woman who was injured in a mobile home fire on East Alder Street has died along with numerous pets. 

A neighbor called to report the fire at a home on the 1300 block of E. Alder Street near Fair Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday. When firefighters arrived, they saw flames shooting from the home, according to Yakima Fire Lt. Mark Ancira.

Firefighters learned that a woman was inside, so they rushed to get her out and began administering CPR. 

Officials said the woman was rushed to a local hospital where she died.

Numerous cats and dogs were found dead inside the residence. The exact amount has not been determined. 

The worst damage was in the front half of the home. The cause is under investigation. 

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