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Lingdale bungalow fire: Woman in her 80s dies

A woman has died following a fire at her bungalow.

Firefighters battled the blaze at the property in Rosedale Gardens, Lingdale, east Cleveland, which broke out at about 20:30 BST on Wednesday.

The woman, who was aged in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Neighbours have left floral tributes.

A cordon is in place while an investigation into the fire which destroyed the living room takes place. It is not being treated as suspicious.

A coroner's report is being prepared.

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