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Woman dies after Coventry house fire

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Image caption Crews from Foleshill and Coventry fire stations went to Sydnall Road

A woman died following a house fire in Coventry.

She was pronounced dead at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire after a blaze at about 21:15 GMT on Thursday in Sydnall Road, Longford.

Firefighters were called to a fire in a first-floor bedroom of the end-of-terrace house.

Crews from Foleshill and Coventry fire stations attended. The cause was under investigation, a spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said.

The fire was brought under control by 23:25 GMT.

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