First images from Copthorne fatal fire

Firefighter at scene of fire
The fire at the house in Copthorne took hold overnight Credit: Eddie Howland

Firefighters remain at the scene of a blaze which destroyed the roof of a house in Copthorne near Crawley Down in Sussex. The body of an elderly woman was found at the property. Investigations continue.

House fire at Copthorne
More than 30 firefighters tackled the blaze at its height Credit: Eddie Howland


Two bodies found after fire

An elderly woman has died in a fire at a property in Copthorne in West Sussex.