Elderly woman dies in Deptford flat fire
An elderly woman has died after a fire broke out at flats in south-east London.
The woman was rescued from the ground floor of a property in Deptford High Street but died at the scene. Another woman was rescued from the second floor.
The building is a former shop, converted into flats.
London Fire Brigade (LFB) said the fire was reported just after 01:30 BST, and was brought under control in an hour.
A large part of the ground floor of the property was damaged, a spokesman said.
LFB and police are investigating the cause of the fire.
The second woman was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.