Update - Police name pensioner who died in Lofthouse house fire

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

Monday, 20th July 2015, 2:48 pm
The scene of a house fire in Lofthouse where a 71-year-old woman died

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

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.

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

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