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Man dies in fire - Standish
Tuesday 15th October, 2013

A man has died in a house fire in Standish.

Shortly after 6.30pm tonight, Tuesday, 15 October 2013, emergency services were called to a house on Pepper Lane, Standish, following reports of a fire.

Fire and police officers arrived and the front door was forced open. A 90-year-old man was discovered collapsed inside the house. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A joint fire and police investigation is now underway to establish the cause of the fire but there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances at this stage.

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