Jackson woman dies in house fire

Jackson firefighters are investigating a house fire which resulted in the death of a 79-year-old woman.

Fire department arson investigator Greg Travis said Marie Bailey was found unconscious in a bedroom Tuesday in her north Jackson home after firefighters put out the blaze. Travis said the fire appeared to have started in the bedroom.

Travis said firefighters rescued Bailey from the house but were unable to resuscitate her.

The cause of the fire was not known.