Woman, 79, dies after Stoke-on-Trent house fire
A 79-year-old woman has died following a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent, emergency services have said.
Margaret Davis was confirmed dead in hospital after the ambulance service was called to Stoneyfields Avenue at 22:10 BST on Monday.
A spokesman for the service said ambulance staff and firefighters tried to resuscitate the woman at the scene.
Staffordshire Police said there did not appear to be any suspicious circumstances.
A spokesman for the fire service said the fire started in a bedroom and appeared to be accidental.