Cumbria

Woman dies in Carlisle property fire

A woman has died following a fire at a property in Carlisle.

Emergency services were called to Grasmere Street shortly before 17:00 BST on Sunday.

A 56-year-old woman was rescued from the building by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and taken to hospital but was pronounced dead.

Cumbria Police said the woman was not being identified until her family had been informed and there were no suspicious circumstances.

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