NEW THIS MORNING-
A woman is dead after an early morning house fire in Beaumont.
Around 1 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue responded to a fire at 3870 St. Helena Street.
When firefighters arrived, they found heavy flames and smoke at the rear of the home. They entered and removed the woman from the building.
She was taken to Christus Saint Elizabeth Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Beaumont Police detectives are investigating the cause of the fire and death.