Burwell home fire tragedy: Inquest opens and adjourns

Miranda Drew died in a house fire in Hawthorn Way, Burwell.

Miranda Drew died in a house fire in Hawthorn Way, Burwell.

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An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of Miranda Drew, who died when a fire broke out in her Burwell home on Saturday, August 31.

The 35 year old, who had multiple sclerosis, died at the Hawthorn Way home which she shared with her partner and full time carer, Graham Challis, and their three-year-old daughter, Chantelle.

Mirdanda Drew.

Mirdanda Drew.

The cause of death was provisionally given as smoke inhalation and severe burns.

Speaking exclusively to the Journal last week, Mr Challis said: “She will always be missed by me, Chantelle and the rest of the family.”