A pensioner has died in a house fire in Lofthouse.
Fire crews from Wakefield, Rothwell and Hunslet were called to a property on Leeds Road at around 10.10pm last night (Saturday).
A police spokesman said a 71-year-old woman died at the scene.
A 68-year-old man was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation where he remains in a stable condition.
An investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway and anyone with any information should contact Leeds CID on 101.