Cumbria

Kendal house fire: Man arrested on suspicion of murder bailed

Fire engines in Kendal Image copyright @NigeTomo65
Image caption A woman was taken to hospital, where she later died

A man arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman died in a house fire has been released on bail.

The 38-year-old was arrested following the blaze at about 02:40 BST on Sunday in Stramongate, Kendal.

The 67-year-old victim was taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, where she later died. Three others were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.

Cumbria Police said no-one else was being sought in connection with the incident.

Firefighters were at the scene for about three hours.

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