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Woman Dies In Essex House Fire
An elderly woman has died in a fire at a house in Essex.
Fire crews were called to the terraced house in Sutton Road, Southend at around 5.15pm on Thursday.
Three people were injured while trying to rescue the woman from the property.
Two were treated for the effects of smoke inhalation and the third rescuer, a relative, suffered burns.
A Police and Fire Service investigation has been launched to establish the cause of the fire.
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