Hereford & Worcester

Moreton-on-Lugg shop fire was 'accident'

A fire at a Herefordshire shop which left a 43-year-old woman suffering serious burns was an accident, the fire service has said.

Fire crews were called to the village stores on Orchard Close, Moreton-on-Lugg, at about 12:15 BST on Monday.

The shop area was sealed off. West Mercia Police said they were not treating the fire as suspicious.

The woman suffered burns to her face and head and was taken by air ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

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