Canterbury woman, 88, dies in flat fire

An 88-year-old woman has died in a fire at her home in Canterbury.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service said the fire started on the first floor of sheltered accommodation in Station Road West at 16:45 BST on Wednesday.

About 20 firefighters tackled the blaze, which was brought under control shortly before 18:00 GMT.

The cause of the fire is being investigated but police are not treating it as suspicious.