One killed in Christchurch house fire

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One person died in the fire. Photo credit: File

Firefighters are battling to bring a fatal house fire under control in Christchurch.

One person's been killed after the blaze broke out around four this morning on Cashel Street in Linwood.

A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said three crews responded.

"Fire crews arrived to find the house well-involved in fire. It's been confirmed one person has been found deceased."

An investigator will look into the cause later on Monday morning.