A WOMAN has died and a man taken to hospital following a house fire in Warwickshire.
Emergency services raced to Ragley Mill Lane, Alcester, at 5.48am this morning following the blaze.
On arrival they discovered a woman who had been rescued from the inferno.
But despite desperate efforts by paramedics she tragically died at the scene.
A man was taken to hospital after being treated for smoke inhalation.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a woman, who had been rescued from the property by colleagues from the fire service.
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“Sadly, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.
“A second patient, a man, was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation before being taken to the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.”