A fire on Mays Road, Teddington sadly ended with one woman being found dead at the scene.
Four fire engines and 25 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze using breathing apparatus who then found the woman.
The fire damaged part of the ground floor and first floor of the property.
The brigade were called at 12:51am and had the fire under control by 02:41am.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade and Metropolitan Police Service.