By: Shelley Bortz
NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) – A woman has died from a house fire in New Kensington.
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The woman, 49-year-old Angel Grey, and her husband said it was his 50th birthday today and they had celebrated at a neighbor’s house before the fire broke out.
He told Angel to come home early because she was tired and before long their house was engulfed in flames.
The fire broke out just before 6 p.m. Sunday at a three-story home on Fourth Avenue.
The fire ripped through the roof of the home and quickly spread to the empty house on the right and the empty building on the left, the New Kensington Fire Sheriff said.
When firefighters arrived and entered the home, they said the heat was intense and the smoke was reaching the floor and was unbearable.
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Cheif Ed Salina said: “A flame is a fast moving fire.
“My son and I wanted to fly there, but they wouldn’t let us in, she’s my best friend,” said Bob Gray.
“I broke down, I walked out,” said Angel’s sister, Clarissa Thom. “She is my only sister, the only family member I have left. My father passed away 19 years ago and then we just buried my mother on February 1st, and now my sister.”
“She disappeared, never to be seen again, her name was right, Angel, she was an angel,” said her friend Peggy Snyder.
Angel and her husband have two children in their 20s and Angel will turn 50 on Friday.
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The State Fire Department and New Kensington Police are investigating the fire.
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