Woman dies after flat fire in Dorchester

Woman dies after flat fire in Dorchester

Published by Maria Greenwood at 9:32am 10th February 2020. (Updated at 5:01pm 10th February 2020)

A woman in her 50's has died after a fire at a flat in Dorchester last night.

Dorset Police say they were called to the address at High Street in Fordington at around 10.58pm.

Police say a woman aged in her 50's had been removed from the address.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

high street fordington
High Street, Fordington


Her family have been told and the coroner has been informed.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said:  

"Officers are liaising with Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service as the cause of the fire is investigated.

"At this stage, the death is not being treated as suspicious."