Woman's body found after Wallasey house fire

Police at the scene Firefighters found the woman's body in a bedroom on the first floor

A woman's body has been found after a house fire on Merseyside.

Firefighters were called to Village Way, Wallasey, at 04:30 GMT after smoke alarms alerted neighbours.

Three fire engines attended, with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus finding the body in a bedroom on the first floor.

Mark Thomas, of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, said it was "quite an intense fire" and an investigation into the cause was under way.

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