Woman dies in Lancaster house fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Lancashire.

Firefighters were called to a property in Dee Road, on the Ryelands estate in Lancaster, at about 0015 BST.

The ground floor was on fire when crews arrived and smoke was billowing out of the windows, a spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said.

Further details about the woman have not yet been revealed but an investigation into the cause of the fire is under way, the spokesman added.

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