Posted: Wed 29th May 2019

Investigation launched after woman dies in Flintshire house fire

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

A woman has died following a house fire in Burntwood. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to a report of the fire at a property in Burntwood Road, Burntwood, Buckley at 2.59am this morning – Wednesday 29th May. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Four appliances were mobilised to the incident – one from Buckley, one from Mold and two from Deeside – and crews used breathing apparatus, main jets and hose reel jets to tackle the fire. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A woman, believed to be in her 60s, was found in the property by firefighters. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

She was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly died. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Another woman in her 40s has been taken to hospital by ambulance but is not believed to be in a serious condition. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The cause of the fire will be the subject of a joint investigation by North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Police. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Burntwood Road has reopened. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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