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Mansfield house fire: Woman, 73, dies in hospital

Linby Avenue
Image caption The 73-year-old woman died after the blaze in Linby Avenue

A woman has died in hospital following a house fire in Mansfield, police have said.

The fire happened at a property in Linby Avenue at about 17:00 BST on Monday. The 73-year-old died in hospital earlier.

A 75-year-old man was also taken to hospital suffering from shock.

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service said it was still investigating the cause of the fire.

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