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A woman has sadly died in a house fire on Alric Avenue in Brent.
Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters and officers attended the mid terrace house where the whole of the ground floor was destroyed by the fire and the stairs were significantly damaged.
Firefighters used a ladder to rescue one woman from a first floor roof, she was suffering from smoke inhalation and shock and a man was found at the rear of the property suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, both were removed to hospital by London Ambulance Service.
A second woman was rescued from the first floor of the house by firefighters using breathing apparatus, she was taken to hospital where she was sadly declared deceased.
The Brigade were called at 0213 and the fire was under control by 0357. Fire crews from Park Royal, Wembley and Willesden fire stations attended the scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade’s Fire Investigation Unit and by the Metropolitan Police.