Crews attend fatal house fire
Firefighters were called to a property off Crabtree Way, Rugeley, just before 10.45pm on Tuesday (31 January) following reports of a house fire.
Crews from Cannock, Rugeley and Stafford attended as did our colleagues from Staffordshire Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and a positive pressure ventilator were used to extinguish the fire.
The fire was extinguished by 11.10pm.
Sadly, a woman, in her 60s, and three cats were found deceased at the property.
Crews remain at the scene.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.