A woman has died after being pulled from a burning home in Rimington Avenue.
The tragic incident happened this afternoon (Saturday).
Three fire engines from Burnley and Nelson were called to reports of a house fire in Rimington Avenue. On arrival, fire crews rescued the woman, but she later died in hospital.
Nobody else was injured in the blaze.
A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue confirmed a joint investigation between fire and police was under way. She added: "We are aware that a woman was pulled out of the house, but she later died in hospital. Investigations are ongoing."