House fire claims life in Leeds

One person has died after a fire broke out at a house in Leeds overnight. It happened at Westbourne Place in Beeston.

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Derbyshire Fire & Rescue were tweeting updates through the night

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Damage caused to school in Bakewell after fire

Six fire crews were needed to tackle the fire at St Anselm's school in Bakewell Credit: ITV Central
The fire broke out in the school's sports hall Credit: ITV Central
Charred equipment in the sports hall's store area Credit: ITV Central
The roof of the sports hall at the school has been badly damaged Credit: ITV Central
The final crew from Derbyshire Fire & Rescue service leaving the school this lunchtime Credit: ITV Central

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Pensioner believed to be victim of house fire

The fire broke out just before midnight on Westbourne Place in the Beeston area of Leeds Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Tests are being carried out on the victim of a fatal house fire in Leeds.

It happened in Westbourne Place in the Beeston area just before midnight last night.

The body of a woman thought to be in her 80s, was found in the house.

An investigation to find out what caused the fire has started, but Police are not treating it as suspicious.

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