An 86-year-old Miramichi woman has died after a house fire early Saturday morning on Bridge Road, on the south side of the city.

The Miramichi Fire Department responded to the fire at 1:20 a.m. and found the woman inside the home. She was taken to hospital where she later died. 

Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

Cpl. Todd Chadwick of the Miramichi Police Force said they do not suspect foul play and hope to soon determine the cause of the fire.