Elderly woman dies in St Mary Cray house fire

09:38 20 November 2012

A 65-year-old woman has died after a house fire in St Mary Cray last night (Monday).

Emergency services were called to Anglesea Road at around 8.50pm following reports of a fire.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the blaze by 9.10pm, but the woman was confirmed dead at the scene shortly after.

A post-mortem examination and inquest are set to be opened.

Next of kin are yet to be informed.

Investigators from the Met and London Fire Brigade are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the fire, which is being treated as unexplained.

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