Oakland Woman Dies in House Fire

The victim reportedly had Alzheimer's Disease.

By Christie Smith
|  Thursday, Mar 29, 2012  |  Updated 8:08 AM PDT
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Oakland Woman Dies in House Fire

Family photo via Christie Smith

The 92-year-old woman lived alone, according to family.

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A 92-year-old woman has died in an overnight house fire in Oakland.

The fire started at 5:30 a..m on Chestnut Street. Family members identify the deceased as Jimmie Burton.

They say it appears she left something on the heater that subsequently caught fire. The family says she suffered from Alzheimer's Disease and that she lived alone.

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