Gosport bungalow fire victim, 52, named

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image captionThe fire destroyed the bungalow on Nyria Way

A woman who died in a fire which ripped through a bungalow in Gosport has been named.

Firefighters took 52-year-old Samantha Redford out of her home on Nyria Way off Willis Road after the fire broke out at midday on Monday.

Despite attempts to resuscitate her, Ms Redford, who it is understood used a wheelchair, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fire service said a dog also died in the fire.

image captionFlowers have been left at the garden fence of the home

Twenty-six firefighters tackled the blaze which also spread to a neighbouring property.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire, along with the police.

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image captionThe blaze broke out at the end-of-terrace bungalow at midday on Monday

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