Woman found dead following fire at Weston home

A woman in hers 60s has been found dead following a fire at a Weston home thought to have been started by discarded smoking materials.

Discarded smoking material is thought to be the cause of the blaze in Broadgate reported at 3.38pm on Saturday, January 22.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police, said: “A woman in her 60s was found deceased inside the property.

“The incident is being treated as non-suspicious.

“Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.”

David Lynch, Area Manager at Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue, said: “On Saturday afternoon, our crews from Spalding and Holbeach attended a house fire at Broadgate in Weston, where very sadly a woman was found dead.

“We believe that the fire was caused accidentally by discarded smoking materials.

“Our crews have been offered welfare support and of course we are thinking of her family and friends at this difficult time.”

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