Update - Police name pensioner who died in Lofthouse house fire

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A pensioner who died in a house fire in Lofthouse has been named by police as Maureen Mountain.

Mrs Mountain died in the blaze at a property on Leeds Road, Lofthouse, on Saturday.

The scene of a house fire in Lofthouse where a 71-year-old woman died

The scene of a house fire in Lofthouse where a 71-year-old woman died

A 68-year-old man was also taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

Detectives investigating the fire said the cause is not thought to be suspicious.

Fire crews from Wakefield, Rothwell and Hunslet were called to the property at around 10.10pm.

Kathy Grogan founded STOP (Start Treating Others Positively) nearly 30 years ago.

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