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Elderly man dies in Luton house fire

Maple Road West Image copyright Google
Image caption The fire in Maple Road West was reported to police

An elderly man has been killed in a fire at a house in Luton.

The blaze broke out at a home in Maple Road West at 18:10 BST on Friday. The man, in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His family have been informed and an investigation into the cause of the fire is under way, Bedfordshire Police said.

Emergency services remained at the scene on Saturday morning as a forensic examination was carried out.

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