ESSEX FELLS - Officials say a woman died in a house fire in Essex Fells early Sunday morning.

Police and fire units responded to a fire at a home on Fells Road just before 3 a.m., prosecutors say.

They say officers found a woman inside and treated her before she was transported to the hospital.

She was pronounced dead a short time later.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

Investigators are searching for what may have sparked the flames.