Woman jumps to death from house fire

A WOMAN has died and another is in a critical condition after they leapt from a burning building in Sydney.

Fire tore through a seven-storey block of units at Bankstown on Thursday afternoon.

A woman in her 20s died when she jumped from a top floor while another woman suffered severe injuries and burns.

The entire building was evacuated and eight of the 43 people treated for smoke inhalation were hospitalised.



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