A woman has died after a house fire in Sutton early this morning (October 25).

Firefighters rushed to Morden Way at around 2.24am, where part of the ground floor of a semi-detached house was damaged.

The body of a woman was found on the ground floor. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four engines and around 25 firefighters from Sutton, Mitcham, Wimbledon and New Malden fire stations were able to bring the incident under control by 3.18am.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.