One confirmed dead in Birmingham fire

One person has died following a fire at a mid terraced house in Springfield in Birmingham.

Fire crews were called to Cateswell Road just after 5am this morning.

Two people were rescued from the property. Three people are believed to have jumped from a first floor window.

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Murder investigation after fire

A house fire that claimed the life of a Birmingham woman, and left her daughter with 40% burns, is being treated as arson. Forensics investigations into yesterday’s blaze in Cateswell Road, Tyseley, have confirmed it was started deliberately.