Rosa Moore Obituary, Death – The Crawford County Coroner’s Office was able to determine the identity of the elderly woman who passed away in a fire that took place in her home in Meadville early this morning. The fire took place yesterday afternoon.
Rosa Moore, who was 94 years old and lived at 699 Pine Street, passed away as a result of accidental asphyxiation brought on by carbon monoxide poisoning, as stated by Scott Schell, the coroner for Crawford County, who was in charge of the investigation into Moore’s death.
According to Schell, Moore went into cardiac arrest after being rescued by neighbors after being trapped inside the home. Neighbors had to break the door down to get inside. Moore was cornered inside the house the entire time.
Moore was saved after the fire was found by neighbors around 1:30 in the morning. In Crawford County, the neighbors called the emergency number.
The Meadville Central Fire Department fire marshals and the Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their investigation into the cause of the fire.
According to the Chief of the Meadville Central Fire Department, Patrick Wiley, the investigation into the cause of the fire is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
According to him, the fire appears to have started in the left rear of the home, in the area of a half bathroom that is close to the area where the kitchen is located, and it spread rapidly throughout the house.
Flames could be seen coming from multiple windows of the two-story home that was on fire when the firefighters arrived at the scene.