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Fatal blaze under investigation

Detectives in Lancashire are investigating a fire at a house in which a woman has died.

Firefighters found the woman's body at the house in Heritage Way in Tarleton in the early hours of Friday.

A man was also rescued by fire crews and taken to hospital in Ormskirk suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke.

A spokeswoman for Lancashire police said it was investigating the circumstances of the fire.

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