Fatal fire investigated in Frankford

Fire officials are trying to figure out what caused a fatal fire late last night.

The fire was reported around 11:10 Thursday night at a two story home on Pyle Center Road in Frankford. When firefighters arrived at the home they found heavy fire with a possible resident still inside. Firefighters found a woman’s body on the first floor of the home. Investigators say the home was not equipped with working smoke detectors.

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