Elderly woman dies in mobile home fire

2 killed in rental cabin blaze in Sevierville (Image 1)
2 killed in rental cabin blaze in Sevierville (Image 1)

A fire at a mobile home resulted in the death of an elderly woman on Saturday, authorities said.

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue said the fire broke out at the home on North Tennessee Boulevard around 1:30 p.m.

Of the two residents of the home, 71 year-old Margarite Autrey was the only one home. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Autrey's roommate was displaced by the fire, but is being offered assistance by the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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