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Woman dies in Hayling Island house fire

A woman has died this morning after a fire at a house in Bacon Lane, Hayling Island.

Crews from Hayling Island, Cosham, Emsworth and Southsea were called to the blaze at 07.52 am where they sadly found a deceased 95-year-old woman.

A spokeswoman for Hampshire Police said: “Her family have been informed and are being supported. A file will be prepared for the coroner”

Firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used hose reel jets to put the fire out and a ventilation fan was used to clear the smoke.

The fire was extinguished at 09.16 am.

Fire investigation teams have been at the property throughout the day, a full fire investigation is now underway.