Police in Birmingham say they are waiting to speak to the people who lived in a house in Tyseley after a fire broke out at their home overnight. A woman in her fifties died and five others are being treated for burns.
Fire crews were called out to Cateswell Road at 5am.
"It's understood a family live at the address but all the occupants are still in hospital being treated for their injuries and, as yet, we haven’t been able to speak to them about the fire."
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"She tried to take hold of the knife to stop him. He told her not to shout out and scream and get on her knees and beg."