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Girl, 4, dies in north London flat fire

A four-year-old girl died in a fire in north London on Thursday evening, London Fire Brigade has said.

She was rescued from a burning ground floor flat in Soloman Avenue, Upper Edmonton, at about 17:00 GMT but was pronounced dead.

A 50-year-old woman was taken to hospital and remains in a critical condition, police said.

Police say they are investigating but not treating the fire as suspicious at this stage.

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