Elderly woman dies after fire engulfs her home
AN elderly woman has died after a fire engulfed her home in the Gold Coast suburb of Arundel.
Police and emergency services were called to the Central St fire at 8.30pm on Monday.
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When they arrived, the house was "fully engulfed" with flames, according to police, and a woman was "unaccounted for".
A crime scene has now been declared.
Police and fire investigators will be examining the scene to determine the cause of the fire.