An elderly woman has died following a house fire in Hayes early on Sunday morning (January 28).
Police say the woman, in her 80s, was taken to a west London hospital by London Ambulance after flames broke out in the building in Carnarvon Drive. She later died in hospital, police said.
Her next of kin are aware, and a post-mortem will be scheduled in due course.
Police are not treating the death as suspicious.
Two fire engines and 14 crew were called to the address at 5.09am, and found a small part of a ground floor property damaged by fire.
The flames were under control by 5.50am.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by London Fire Brigade and the Met .
Crews from Hayes and Heathrow fire stations attended the scene.
A file will now be prepared for the coroner.
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