Birmingham & Black Country

Man dies after Penn house fire

A man has died following a house fire in Wolverhampton.

West Midlands Ambulance service said two crews were called to The Fold in Penn just after 22:00 GMT on Saturday.

A spokeswoman said the man had been rescued from the house by West Midlands Fire service and crews tried to resuscitate him at the scene.

She said he was taken to New Cross Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving. The man has not been named.

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