The tragic blaze happened on Friday last week (January 7) in Poles Court at about 3.50pm.
“Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish a fire in the bedroom of the property.
“One casualty sadly died at the scene.
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“The cause of the fire was believed to be accidental.
“Crews returned to their stations by 6.30pm.”
The Peterborough Telegraph has contacted fire and ambulances services for more details about the incident.