Police: Candle sparked fire that killed Levittown woman

Police have confirmed that a candle sparked the flames that killed a bedridden woman during an overnight fire in Levittown.

The incident occurred at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday at 105 Wadworth Ave.

Neighbors identified the victim as 83-year-old Mary Lyons.

Firefighters from seven departments arrived within minutes, but it was too late to save Lyons. They say she was found in a back bedroom.

Neighbors were shocked to hear that Lyons was killed during the fire.

"She was a wonderful person. She was a great mother," said Lisa Buckley. "We're devastated right now."

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