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UPDATED: An Investigation has been launched following fatal fire in South Norwood

Investigations into the cause have been launched following a fatal fire that took hold at a property in South London in the early hours of Christmas Eve. Police paramedics and four fire crews and engines were called to a flat on Selhurst Road just after midnight on Friday (December 23rd) into the early hours of Christmas eve where sadly a person was found deceased within in property after a blaze broke out.

UPDATED: An Investigation has been launched following fatal fire in South Norwood

An Investigation Has Been Launched Following Fatal Fire In South Norwood

Despite the best efforts of first responders, a person was declared deceased at the scene. Specialist investigators from the London Fire Brigade have been called to assist officers from the Metropolitan police as a joint investigation into the cause of the blaze has been launched.
UPDATED: An Investigation has been launched following fatal fire in South Norwood

An Investigation Has Been Launched Following Fatal Fire In South Norwood

A crime scene has been established outside the property The London Fire Brigade, the London, ambulance service, and Metropolitan Police have all been approached for comment  
UPDATED: An Investigation has been launched following fatal fire in South Norwood

An Investigation Has Been Launched Following Fatal Fire In South Norwood

A spokesman for the London fire brigade said: Sadly, a woman has died following a flat fire on Selhurst Road, South Norwood. Part of a first-floor flat was damaged by fire. A woman was rescued by firefighters and removed from the scene by London Ambulance Service crews. Sadly she later died in hospital.
UPDATED: An Investigation has been launched following fatal fire in South Norwood

An Investigation Has Been Launched Following Fatal Fire In South Norwood

The Brigade was called at 10.39pm and the incident was over by 12.20am  Four fire engines from Woodside, Croydon and Norbury fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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