Police investigate after fire death in Leyland

Police are investigating after a person was killed in a house fire in Leyland. Fire crews were called to Leyland Lane at 8.23pm on Sunday night.

Firefighters searched the terraced house for a person reported missing but they were unable to save them. Police and forensic teams are investigating.

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Lancashire fire deaths

Two people have died in separate house fires in Lancashire. An 88-year-old man was killed in Blackburn in the early hours of Sunday. Another person was killed in an unrelated fire in Leyland on Sunday evening.