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Elderly Woman Dies In House Fire In Weymouth

Dorset Fire And Rescue Engine 2

12:05pm 4th September 2014
(Updated 12:09pm 4th September 2014)

A woman in her 80's has died after a house fire in Weymouth.

Two crews were called to the property on Rutland Road in Westham just before 10am yesterday morning.

Six fire fighters wearing breath apparatus fought the blaze.

Area Manager  Craig Baker said: "Two crews from Weymouth and one from Portland were called at approx 09.50am on the 3rd September to reports of a fire in a property in Rutland Road, in the Westham area of Weymouth. Crews dealt with a  fire in the first floor of a house, using two hose reels and six sets of breathing apparatus. A joint fire investigation between ourselves and Dorset Police, is underway."

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances.

The woman's family have been told.

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