Woman dies from injuries after Mirfield house fire

Fire engines were called to the scene (stock photo)Fire engines were called to the scene (stock photo)
Fire engines were called to the scene (stock photo)
A woman in her 70s has died after being caught in a house fire in Mirfield.

Fire crews were called to the Huddersfield property on Monday, February 11.

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A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police can confirm a woman has died following a fire at a property in Mirfield.

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A woman, in her 70s, was taken to hospital, but has since died as a result of the incident."

Investigations are ongoing to establish the exact cause of the fire.