Looe bungalow fire: Woman and two dogs confirmed dead

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A woman missing after a fire at a bungalow has been confirmed dead.

She has been named locally as Susan Crapp, who was in her 60s, and died at the house in Barbican Hill, East Looe, Cornwall.

Her two dogs also died in the fire on New Year's Eve .

A neighbour said the fire was so vicious he could not get in to help her. Fire crews also said the blaze was fierce.

About 50 calls were made to 999 just before 20:00 GMT. The cause of the fire is being treated as unexplained.

Fire investigators are at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police.

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Image caption The roof collapsed in the fire

The fire was eventually extinguished by about 03:25 on New Year's Day.

Neighbour Robin Pengelly said he and his wife heard a loud bang when the fire started and he "tried to get Sue out".

He said: "I couldn't get in into it. There were really vicious flames coming out of the windows and coming out of the doors."