Elderly woman dies after NSW house fire

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Elderly woman dies after NSW house fire

A 93-year-old woman has died after she was caught in a housefire on the NSW Central Coast.

An elderly woman has died after she was caught in a housefire on the NSW Central Coast.

Emergency services were called to the home on Mimosa Avenue, Saratoga, about 2am on Saturday, where a 93-year-old woman was.

Police were told a neighbour tried to get to her after he noticed she hadn't evacuated, but he was overcome by smoke and failed to reach her.

Firefighter extinguished the blaze and the woman was taken to Gosford Hospital, where she later died.