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Woman dies in Kings Heath fire

Fire scene in Kings Heath
Image caption Fire investigators are attempting to find out how the fire started

A woman has died in a house fire in Birmingham.

The fire started shortly after 22:30 GMT on Saturday in the kitchen of a semi-detached property in Britford Close, Kings Heath.

The woman was found in the building by firefighters and was treated by paramedics at the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said "nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene".

West Midlands Fire Service said investigators were trying to establish how it started.

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