Bollington house fire: Woman found dead by crews

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A woman has been found dead following a house fire, Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has said.

Crews were called after 11:20 GMT on Saturday to a small fire at a property in Grimshaw Lane, Bollington.

Firefighters extinguished a fire in the floorboards and later found the body of a woman in her 80s on the smoke-logged first floor.

Her next of kin have been informed. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

The fire is not thought to be suspicious.

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