Sussex

One person killed in Brighton basement flat fire

Brighton basement flat fire Image copyright Twitter: @pc_wines
Image caption The fire broke out in the early hours of the morning

One person has died following a fire in Brighton.

Three fire crews were called to a property on the corner of Charlotte Street and Upper St James's Street, in the Kemp Town area of the city.

The fire broke out in a basement flat just before 02:00 BST. It is not known if anyone else was in the property at the time.

A police and fire investigation is under way to establish the cause of the blaze.

Image caption The scene of the fire has been cordoned off by police

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites