Woman killed in Winter Park house fire ID'd

Victim identified as 70-year-old Mary Alice Neumer

WINTER PARK, Fla. – A woman was killed in a house fire in Winter Park, officials said.

Winter Park police on Thursday identified the woman as Mary Alice Neumer.

The fire was reported at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at 102 Bell Place near Aloma and Lakemont avenues.

Winter Park fire officials said another woman was able to safely escape the blaze.

Flames were ripping through the roof of the house when firefighters arrived. It took three to four minutes for firefighters to extinguish the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but Winter Park Fire-Rescue Department officials said it does not appear to be suspicious.

The death marks the first fire fatality in Winter Park in more than two decades.

No other details have been released.

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