A little girl who was fighting for her life after a house fire in Walkden has sadly died in hospital. Shortly before 5am on Monday 11 December 2017, emergency services were called to Jackson Street in Walkden to reports of a house fire. The fire service sought to put the fire under control and rescue the seven people inside. The girl is believed to be 3-year-old Lia Pearson. Her brothers and sisters Demi Pearson, 14, Brandon Pearson, 8 and Lacie Pearson, 7 also sadly died in the fire.