14-year-old dies in West Deer Township house fire

West Deer Township, Pa. – Authorities have confirmed a 14-year-old girl was killed in a fire that broke out in West Deer Township early Thursday morning.

The fire broke out about 9:30 am in the 10 block of Shepard Road as multiple fire crews arrived to find the house fully involved in flames. Firefighters were not able to enter the house after initial reports of possible entrapment.

The Allegheny County fire marshal and county police are investigating the cause of the fire.