A 72-year-old Girard woman died in a structure fire in rural Girard in Macoupin County, according to the Macoupin County Coroner’s Office.
Kristine Elmore, 72, lived alone at the residence and was pronounced deceased at 1:03 p.m.
First responders from the Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department, Fire and Rescue from Girard and Carlinville, and ambulances from Prairieland in Girard and Gillespie-Benld Area Ambulance responded to the scene.
The Illinois State Fire Marshall is handling the investigation.
Calvert and Airsman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.