Pensioner dies after Lancashire flat blaze
- 20 January 2013
- From the section Lancashire
An elderly woman has died a day after she was rescued from a fire at her flat in Lancashire.
Firefighters were called to the blaze in the bedroom of a ground floor flat at Northbrook Gardens, Bannister Drive, Leyland, at 12:00 GMT on Saturday.
The woman was taken to hospital, where she later died of her injuries.
A fire service and police investigation is under way into the cause of the fire, which was described as "severe" by firefighters.