One person killed in Brighton basement flat fire

Brighton basement flat fire Image copyright Twitter: @pc_wines
Image caption The fire broke out in the early hours of the morning

One person has died following a fire in Brighton.

Three fire crews were called to a property on the corner of Charlotte Street and Upper St James's Street, in the Kemp Town area of the city.

The fire broke out in a basement flat just before 02:00 BST. It is not known if anyone else was in the property at the time.

A police and fire investigation is under way to establish the cause of the blaze.

Image caption The scene of the fire has been cordoned off by police

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