Elderly woman in fatal Belvedere fire identified
By Amy Cherry

WDEL has learned the name of the elderly woman killed in a fire over the weekend in Belvedere.

She is 81-year-old Emily Hickson.

Hickson collapsed in a doorway after a smoke alarm alerted her and her husband to the fire inside their home on the 400 block of Cedar Avenue early Saturday morning.

The state fire marshal is still working to determine the cause of the fire

Damage was estimated at $50,000.

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