Officials: 69-year-old woman dies in Belmont house fire

A house fire in Belmont claimed the life of a local woman Wednesday morning. 

Crews were called to a home around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 26 located along the 1800 block of Southpoint Road. 

Crews found a 69-year-old woman inside deceased. The woman's identity will be released pending notification of family. 

No word on the cause or origin of the fire. 

Check back for updates on this developing story.