Herne Hill: One person found dead after London flat fire

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London Fire Brigade and Metropolitan Police were called to the scene in south London

One person has been found dead following a flat fire in south London.

Emergency services were called to the blaze in a block of flats on Railton Road, Herne Hill, at about 00:15 GMT on Sunday.

One person was found dead inside, Metropolitan Police said, with an investigation launched to help identify the cause of the fire.

The circumstances surrounding the person's death were also being investigated, the force added.

It appealed for anyone with information to contact police.

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