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Last Updated: Thursday, 2 February 2006, 20:52 GMT
Elderly woman dies in flat fire
An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Bristol.

Fire crews from Southmead and Patchway were called to the fire at a ground floor flat in the Horfield area of the city on Thursday evening.

Firefighters found the flat in Taunton Walk still alight and brought the woman outside but she was declared dead at the scene.

Both crews remained at the scene for some time and an investigation was due to begin into the cause of the fire.

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