North West Wales

Woman, 69, dies after house fire

A 69-year-old woman who was rescued by emergency services from a fire at her home in Holywell, Flintshire, has died in hospital.

She had been taken to Whiston Hospital, Prescot, Merseyside, following the incident on Wednesday night.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire was being investigated, although it is not being treated as suspicious.

Police officers are also making inquiries on behalf of the coroner.

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