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.


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.