Wilkes-Barre Woman Dies In House Fire

Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County-  A Wilkes-Barre woman lost her life in after an overnight house fire. 
 The Luzerne County Coroner confirms 51-year old Laurie Merritt died in the fire on the 200 block of Wyoming Street.
  Merritt was unconscious when firefighters pulled her body from the home just after 11:30 Monday night.
She was then taken to the hospital where she later died
  A fire inspector was called to the scene to investigate.
  There's still no word on a cause.


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