Fatal house fire in Bourne

Body of woman found inside residence
Fatal Fire: Flames soar from home at 10 Alona Avenue in Monument Beach this afternoon. Bourne Police photo.

Update from Bourne Police:

At approximately 1546 hours, Bourne Police Dispatch received a report of structure fire at 10 Alona Ave in Monument Beach. Bourne Police Officers and Firefighters were immediately dispatched to the residence, finding the home fully engulfed upon arrival. Firefighters from Bourne and other area fire departments fought the blaze and remain on scene at the time of this press release. A deceased female was located inside the residence. Both the cause of death and the cause of the fire remain under investigation.

Editor's Note:  Bourne Assessor's records report 10 Alona Avenue as owned by Maureen J. White since August 8, 1994.  The two bedroom home and land are assessed at a value of $409,300.

See photo gallery of Bourne Police fire scene photos below.

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