Johnsonburg, PA – An Elk County woman was killed in a house fire last night.

71-year-old Geraldine Bauer became trapped inside her two-story home on Mill Street in Johnsonburg when a fire broke out just before 8 p.m.

Fire crews from Johnsonburg and Wilcox Fire Departments were able to rescue her from the home, but she was pronounced dead at the hospital an hour later.

The cause of the fire was accidental, and it caused about $50,000 worth of damage.

At this time, funeral arrangements are not complete for Geraldine Bauer. We will keep you updated when her funeral is scheduled.