Woman killed in house fire in western Ottawa

A woman died after a house fire Sunday night in western Ottawa.

The fire in the 1900 block of Dunrobin Road broke out just before 9 p.m. Sunday, fire officials said.

A dryer caught fire at the back of the house and the flames spread to the rest of the home. Part of the second floor collapsed.

An elderly woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Ottawa paramedics said. They did not give an exact age.

Two other people were assessed on the spot but were not driven to the hospital.

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