Douglas County Woman Killed In House Fire

A 60-year-old woman is dead after a fire swept through her home in Douglas County.

Douglas County fire investigators said the blaze broke out Sunday at about 9 a.m. in the 4900 block of Yeager Road.

A representative for the Insurance Commissioner’s office said the victim lived at the home with a 15-year-old who was not injured.

Channel 2 Action News reporter Anissa Centers said family members were visibly emotional when they arrived at the scene and learned the victim had died.

Two dogs in the house were rescued by firefighters.  Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.