70-Year-Old Woman Killed During House Fire Near Daytona Beach Shores

By on August 28, 2017 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – A 70-year-old woman was killed during a house fire near Daytona Beach Shores early Monday morning.

Firefighters and deputies responded to a home on Gladys Terrace at 5:08 AM after a neighbor called 911 and said he saw flames coming from inside the house and smoke coming out through a vent in the roof, according to Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO).

When firefighters arrived at the home at 2828 Gladys Terrace, they found 70-year-old Carol Drawdy unresponsive. One firefighter pulled her from the house and attempted life-saving measures, but Drawdy was pronounced dead at 5:23 AM, according to VCSO.

There were no immediate signs of foul play or suspicious circumstances at the scene. Officials recovered a cat that survived the fire. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is now investigating the case to determine the cause of the fire.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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