Woman dies in Heywood house fire

Date published: 12 January 2020

A 51-year-old woman has died after a house fire on Whalley Road in Heywood, on Friday night (10 January).

Emergency services attended and the woman was rescued from the property and treated at the scene but she could not be resuscitated and sadly died.

Two dogs were rescued from the property and are being treated for smoke inhalation.

A joint investigation is underway with GMFRS to establish the cause of the fire and enquiries are ongoing. There are currently not believed to be any suspicious circumstances.

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 4646 or 101, quoting incident number 3398 of 10/01/2020. Reports can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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