Statement: Fire, Cowpasture Road, Ilkley

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Police are now able to confirm that a fire in Ilkley today (Thursday) has sadly proved fatal.

An 89-year-old woman died in the fire at an address in Cowpasture Road, which police were called to at 8.37am. Her family have been informed.

Enquiries are continuing with the fire service to establish the circumstances of the blaze.

Road closures are currently on and are likely to remain in place until later this afternoon.

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