One woman has died in a house fire in Wayne County. The fire started around 3 a.m. at a small ranch-style house on East Palmyra Port Gibson Road in Palmyra. According to WHEC, 84-year-old Dorothy Bowens died in the fire. Three other people were injured and taken to the hospital. The family dog reportedly helped the other family members escape the fire.
.@13WHAM at fire scene on Port Gibson in Palmyra. My colleague John McClintock was on scene at 3:20 and saw ambulance leaving scene with lights flashing. Waiting to hear from fire chief. pic.twitter.com/j1lPgaYuUc— Doug Emblidge (@dougemblidge) May 1, 2018