20th September 2019

Woman dies following fatal house fire in Somerset

A woman, believed to be in her sixties has died following a fire at the Dower House in Long Sutton.

Police were called to the incident at around 7.15pm on Sunday (21 June) and were working at the scene throughout yesterday alongside Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

Avon and Somerset Police said:

“Although the cause of the fire is still under investigation, it’s not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

Formal identification of the victim has not yet taken place, although we believe it to be a woman in her sixties. We’re still trying to locate the woman’s next of kin.”

If anyone has information which could assist their inquiry, please call Yeovil Investigations via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101 quoting log number 941 of 21 June.