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Woman dies after house fire in south-east London

A woman has died following a house fire in south-east London.

Ten firefighters were called to the scene in Murray Avenue, Bromley, at 1032 GMT on Saturday.

A London Fire Brigade spokesman said one woman was rescued from the house suffering from smoke inhalation and burns but she died on the way to hospital.

The fire affected 10% of the first-floor of the house. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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