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Woman Found Dead At Brush Fire Scene

EAST UNION TOWNSHIP — A woman was found dead near the scene of a brush fire in Schuylkill County. Firefighters were called to a wooded area behind Centre ...
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EAST UNION TOWNSHIP -- A woman was found dead near the scene of a brush fire in Schuylkill County.

Firefighters were called to a wooded area behind Centre Street near Sheppton around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

When emergency crews arrived, they found Dorothy Fellin, 74 of Sheppton dead.

Fire officials say it appeared the woman was raking leaves when she died but weren't sure if that was the cause.

The Bureau of Forestry is investigating the cause of the brush fire in Schuylkill County.