Two fire engines and around ten firefighters were called to reports of a person alight in the rear garden of a house on Lee Avenue in Chadwell Heath yesterday evening (July 18).
Sadly a woman was confirmed dead at the scene.
The Brigade was called at 2352 on Thursday evening and the incident was over for firefighters at 0028. Crews from Dagenham fire station attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Metropolitan Police and the Brigade’s fire investigation team.