Elderly woman killed in north Harris County house fire

- A woman is dead after a fire broke out at a north Harris County home.

The Fire Department says the call came in around 7:20 p.m.

The house fire was reported on the 16300 block of Brinkwood, in the North Forest subdivision.

Multiple residents tried to rescue the elderly female, but couldn't make entry because of the smoke.

Once the fire was under control, the woman's body was found in a back bedroom.

The cause of the fire is under investigation

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