Woman dies following Avon house fire

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AVON, Ind. (WISH) — A woman has died following a kitchen fire Wednesday night in an Avon home, authorities said.

The home is in the 7600 block of Buttercup Court. Jerry Bessler of the Washington Fire Department told 24-Hour News 8 by phone that the fire is under investigation but not suspicious.

The woman was found unconscious on the floor of the living room and was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, but the extent of the injuries at the time was not known, Bessler said.

The woman lived in the house with her mother, authorities said. She has since been identified as 32-year-old Jessica Elston.

Avon Police Department was dispatched to assist at the scene about 10:10 p.m. Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office was also assisting at the scene.

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