Woman, 70, dies in Royal Wootton Bassett house fire

A 70-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Wiltshire.

She was found in a burning first-floor bedroom in Brynards Hill in Royal Wootton Bassett but could not be saved.

Police have not released her name yet, though a man, believed to be her husband, escaped the fire and was treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire is thought to have started accidentally in the early hours and an investigation is ongoing into the exact cause.

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