Pensioner dies after bungalow blaze

A PENSIONER died today following a blaze at her Hadleigh home.

A PENSIONER died today following a blaze at her Hadleigh home.

The woman, believed to be in her 70s and called Jean, was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford with “significant” burns.

A police spokesman confirmed she had died at 11.20am.

The fire service was alerted to the blaze in a back room of the bungalow at 10.10pm yesterday.

Police are not treating the fire as suspicious.