Elderly woman dies in Peacehaven house fire

An elderly woman has died in a house fire in East Sussex, police have said.

Officers said the 88-year-old woman was found dead in a house in Arundel Road Central in Peacehaven shortly after 1300 BST.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) said 10 firefighters from stations in Brighton, Roedean and Newhaven fought the blaze.

An ESFRS spokeswoman said officers were working to establish the cause of the blaze.

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