Address: Essex Street, Barnoldswick
Incident Number: 1812005607
Two fire engines from Colne and Earby attended a house fire on Essex Street, Barnoldswick at 16:34. Firefighters used six breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire.
Sadly an elderly woman was found deceased inside the address.
A man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Blackburn Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
A joint investigation between police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service into the cause of the fire is on-going.