One dead and another injured after fire at block of flats

A person has died another has been taken to hospital after fire broke out at a block of flats.

Police said they were called to the flat in Surrey at around 12.45pm today.

They said in a statement: ‘A person who was in the property when the fire broke out was sadly declared dead at the scene shortly afterwards.

‘A second person has been taken to hospital.

‘The air ambulance, as well as fire and ambulance crews, are also in attendance.

‘We are working with...
source: Metro

2019-09-23 00:23
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