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Woman killed in North Yorkshire house fire

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Image caption Fire crews were called to Wright Street on Saturday night

A 72-year-old woman has died in a fire at a house in North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire Police said officers were called to a house in Wright Street, Sutton-in-Craven, by the fire service at about 21:55 GMT on Saturday.

The woman, who was the only occupant of the house, was found in a bedroom. She was was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Det Ch Insp Allan Harder said the cause of the fire remained unexplained and investigations were continuing.

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