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Pensioner dies in house fire

PUBLISHED: 12:38 21 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:25 23 August 2010

AN elderly woman has died after a kitchen fire at a town centre bungalow. Firefighters from Thames-side fire station were called to the blaze in St James Avenue, Gravesend at 9.17am on Wednesday January 20. When they arrived, they found the fire, which

AN elderly woman has died after a kitchen fire at a town centre bungalow.

Firefighters from Thames-side fire station were called to the blaze in St James Avenue, Gravesend at 9.17am on Wednesday January 20.

When they arrived, they found the fire, which is believed to have started in the kitchen, was already out.

Kent Police confirmed that a woman, who was in her 80's died at the scene. Her identity is yet to be confirmed.

The road was cordoned off as fire investigation teams and Kent Police worked to determine the cause of the blaze, which is not being treated as suspicious.

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