A woman has been found dead by fire crews tackling a house fire in south-east London.
Nearly two dozen 999 calls were made after a fire broke out at a house in Centurion Square in Woolwich at around 1.20am on Thursday.
Eight engines carrying around 60 firefighters tackled the fire, London Fire Brigade (LFB) said.
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) September 6, 2018
Two people left the building before crews arrives and were taken to hospital.
LFB said: “Sadly one woman was found dead at the scene by crews wearing breathing apparatus.”
Responding with @LondonFire & @Ldn_Ambulance to report of fire at residential address in Centurian Square, #Greenwich – 2 people taken to hospital. Condition update awaits. Another female found deceased inside property. Cause of fire as yet u/k. Officers remain on scene.
— Greenwich MPS (@MPSGreenwich) September 6, 2018
The fire was under control by 3.12am and its cause will be investigated.