Pyrford fire death: Police investigate fatal flat fire

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Image caption Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said it was called to Pyrford Place, a block of flats at the end of a private road

Police are investigating the death of a woman in a fire at a three-storey block of flats.

Firefighters were called to Pyrford Road, Pyrford, at 10:45 BST and found an apartment that was "heavily smoke-logged".

Surrey Police said that a "female occupant at the flat was sadly pronounced dead at the scene".

Fire investigators remain at the property and a "number of inquiries" are under way, police said.

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