BLOOMFIELD - A woman is dead and her son is in critical condition after a fire at a home in Bloomfield early Tuesday.

The blaze broke out at a home on Haines Street at approximately 8 a.m.

Police say the 65-year-old woman was in her wheelchair at the front door when she was found.

The woman's 44-year-old son was also in the house and is in critical condition.

Authorities have not released an official cause, but there are reports that the fire was started by a burning cigarette.