Burwell: One Dead In House Fire

Cambridgeshire Police have confirmed the death of a woman following a fire in Burwell is not being treated as suspicious.

Emergency services were called at 9.18am on Saturday (31st August) and four fire engines fought the blaze for several hours.

The fire was affecting a bungalow on Hawthorn Way in the village.

Four firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels and one jet to extinguish the fire, which had started to affect the roof of a neighbouring property.

After the fire was extinguished at around 2:30pm, fire crews confirmed that the body of a woman had been found.

The Fire Service says nobody else was involved in the fire.

Police have since confirmed that the fire is not being treated as suspicious.

An investigation into how the fire broke out has been completed, but the cause has not been publicly confirmed.

A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue said: "The fire investigation into the cause of the fire, assisted by the fire dog from Hertfordshire, was completed on Sunday."

Picture from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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