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An investigation is underway tonight after a pensioner died in a fire at her home in a sheltered housing complex.
A neighbour tried to save the elderly woman.
More than two dozen other frail and elderly residents had to be evacuated to the local police station and then to a leisure centre.
John Jones has described how he and other residents were evacuated from Glyn Padarn sheltered housing complex in a fire last night.
He says there were people shouting and "smoke all over."
A female resident died in the fire.
The housing association which runs the Glyn Padarn sheltered accommodation near Aberystwyth has confirmed it was a tenant who died in a fire there last night.
Tai Ceredigion says it will ensure a team of staff are on site today "to support our affected tenants after such a difficult and tragic evening."
Cllr Paul James, the local councillor for Llanbadarn Fawr on Ceredigion County Council, says the death of a woman at Glyn Padarn sheltered accommodation is "a great tragedy" for residents at the sheltered complex, and for the village.
Investigations are continuing this morning after a woman's body was found after a fire near Aberystwyth. The fire broke out in sheltered housing last night.
A woman's body's been found after a fire at a sheltered housing complex near Aberystwyth.
It broke out in a flat at Glyn Padarn, Llanbadarn Fawr, at around half past eight.
The complex was evacuated and 27 people, some disabled, were taken to Aberystwyth Leisure centre.
All but two are now back home and an investigation's underway.