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Woman, 87, dies in Jacksonville house fire

September 30, 2013
Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an unidentified motorist saw smoke coming from a house in Jacksonville and broke through a window in an attempt to save an 87-year-old woman.

The Florida Times-Union ( ) reports the man was forced out by heavy smoke around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Neighbors told the newspaper that Dorothy E. Culpepper lived alone and has been in the neighborhood for around 60 years.

No futher details were immediately available.


Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union,



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