Blaze claims lives of man and his dog

Huddersfield Daily Examiner - - FRONT PAGE -

A WIDOWER and his dog died in a mys­tery blaze at his Hill­house home.

Rel­a­tives said John Thewlis, 73, died after an early morn­ing fire at his cot­tage in Ash Street.

Neigh­bours awoke to the smell of smoke just after 5am yes­ter­day and called emer­gency ser­vices. Po­lice, fire crews and paramedics at­tended the scene.

The Ex­am­iner un­der­stands Mr Thewlis was brought out by firefighters and paramedics

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