An old woman was burnt alive in a fire accident at Pillutula village in Shivampet mandal late Friday night. According to police, the kerosene lamp in the hut fell on the blankets resulting in the accident. Shakuntala (75) was burnt alive as the fire engulfed the entire hut. Both her sons migrated to Hyderabad for work. The Shivampet police registered a case and are investigating.