Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a house in Mays Road in Teddington this morning.
Part of the ground and first floors of the property were damaged by fire. Sadly one woman was found dead at the scene by crews wearing breathing apparatus.
The Brigade was called at 0051 and the fire was under control at 0214. Fire crews from Twickenham, Richmond and Feltham fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and Metropolitan Police Service.