Lancashire

Woman killed in Chatburn house blaze

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Image caption The fire broke out at a property in Greenfield Avenue, Chatburn

A woman has been killed in a fire at a house in a Lancashire village.

The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead after the blaze at a home in Greenfield Avenue, Chatburn, at about 08:15 BST.

She was discovered in a first floor bedroom, a spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said.

Firefighters from Clitheroe and Hyndburn attended and an investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, the spokesman added.

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