A woman has died at a house in Wellingborough following a fire on Monday (October 2). Emergency services were called to the address in Buttermere on Monday morning at about 9.25am to reports that a first floor flat was on fire.
Fire crews were on the scene within minutes and put out the blaze, however a woman in her 60s was sadly found dead at the scene. Enquiries to identify and inform her next of kin are ongoing.
The woman’s death is not being treated as suspicious. Investigations are ongoing to ascertain exactly how the fire started.
Witnesses or anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote incident number 23000612178 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.