House fire mum dies

A mother from East Yorkshire, injured in a house fire which killed her three children, has died.

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Pensioner believed to be victim of house fire

Scene of fatal 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.


Investigation into fatal house fire

Gawber house fire
Scene of the fire Credit: Calendar

Fire investigation officers are still trying to discover the cause of a blaze that claimed the life of a man in his fifties in Barnsley.

It is thought the fire started in the kitchen of the bungalow in Gawber.

Neighbours were woken at around 4am by the sound of breaking glass. South Yorkshire Fire Service said the property was not fitted with smoke alarms.


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