Staten Island house fire leaves woman dead

November 17, 2013 5:25:22 AM PST
Police say there appears to be no criminal involvement in a deadly fire on Staten Island.

The fire started just after 6 p.m. Saturday at a home on Hawthorne Street in the Willowbrook section.

Firefighters had the flames under control very quickly.

The victim, a 61-year old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.

The investigation continues into the cause of the fire.