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Callum Watkinson reports from Edgbaston, where a murder inquiry has been launched following a house fire that left one woman dead and three others injured.
Chief Inspector Helen Kirkham, from West Midlands Police, gives a brief update on the murder inquiry launched after a 36-year-old woman died following a house fire in Edgbaston.
The woman who died in the Speedwell Road house fire was 36 years old. She has not been named by police.
Police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a woman as a result of a house fire in Edgbaston earlier today (5 November).
West Midlands Ambulance Service have issued a statement detailing their efforts to rescue those involved in a house fire in Edgbaston earlier today (5 November)
Michael Davies was on his way to work when he noticed the fire. He has spoken to ITV Central about his efforts to rescue those trapped in the house.
West Midlands Police have confirmed a woman has died, following a fire at a house in Edgbaston.
A man and two women are being treated in hospital. Their condition is not yet known.
Police say they believe circumstances surrounding the fire are suspicious. Forensic investigators remain at the scene.
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Police are also appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at 07.00 today (5 November).
One woman has died and three people are being treated in hospital.