Woman dies from injuries after Mirfield house fire

A woman in her 70s has died after being caught in a house fire in Mirfield.

Fire engines were called to the scene (stock photo)

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.