The Prince Rupert RCMP were called to a house fire today in the 200 block of 6th Avenue West.
Police saw medical personnel performing CPR on a 59 year old woman who was associated to the house when they arrived.
Despite the efforts of the first responders, the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The cause of the fire is currently still under investigation.
No further details will be release by police as the investigation is still in its early stages.