BREAKING NEWS: Victim in fatal blaze named

The woman who died on Saturday morning in a fire at her home has been identified.

She has been named locally as Pauline Hurst.

The fire at her semi-detached bungalow in Princes Street, Sutton Bridge, is thought to have started in the front room, where she was found dead.

Her daughter Katherine, who is believed to have been staying there for the night, was led to safety by a neighbour.

Police are yet to release the dead woman's name but have said she is believed to have been in her 70s.

Mrs Hurst is understood to have been part of a large family in Sutton Bridge.

Investigations are ongoing into the cause of the blaze, which was reported to emergency services at 999 at 7.37am.

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