Woman dies after Barnsley burning house rescue


A woman has died after being rescued by firefighters from a house fire.

The house, in Coniston Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, was full of smoke when firefighters went into it at about 21:00 BST on Wednesday, fire officials said.

The woman was rescued from the property but later died.

No-one else was thought to have been in the building, the service added. An investigation is to take place to determine the cause of the fire.

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