Tyne & Wear

Woman dies in house fire in Newcastle

A woman has died in a fire at her home in Newcastle.

The body of the 77-year-old woman was found inside the home in Dene Gardens, Lemington, on Sunday afternoon.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire at about 16:15 GMT. The woman was found as the fire was put out.

The fire service said it was working with Northumbria Police to establish the cause of the fire and a file was being prepared for the coroner.

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