Woman Dies In Newcastle House Fire

17 March 2014, 12:45

A 77 year old woman has died in a fire at her home in Lemington, Newcastle.

The woman's body was found inside the home in Dene Gardens on Sunday afternoon.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire at about 4:15pm.

The woman was found as the fire was put out.

Area Manager Kevin Gardner, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, said:
"Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the lady's family and friends at this very sad time. We will be working closely with the police to determine the cause of the fire."