Fatal Fire In Tonawanda

July 11, 2011 Updated Nov 11, 2013 at 10:24 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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July 11, 2011 Updated Nov 11, 2013 at 10:24 PM EDT

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, NY ( WKBW ) A woman perished as the result of a fire inside a residence on Parkhurst Blvd. in the Town of Tonawanda Monday afternoon.

A grief stricken family member on the scene confirmed with Eyewitness News a woman died, but her identity has not officially been released.

Kenilworth firefighters responded to the home shortly after 5p.m. They were assisted by Town of Tonawanda Police and Twin City Ambulance.

Several neighbors on the scene told Eyewitness News they believe the woman who lived in the single family home was battling multiple sclerosis.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the deadly fire.

Eyewitness News will continue to have more on this story as information becomes available.