Man's body found in burning house in Carlisle

A man has died in a house fire in the early hours in Cumbria.

Firefighters and police were called to the blaze in Linton Street, Carlisle, just after 03:00 GMT where the body of a man in his 60s was found.

Cumbria Police said the cause of the blaze was being investigated but early indications showed it was not suspicious.

A force spokesman said it was believed the man was the occupant and a formal identification was due to take place.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Cumbria

Weather

Carlisle

7 °C 6 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • FordFactory facelift

    Watch as the plant that makes Ford's legendary F-150 undergoes a total overhaul

Programmes

  • A prosthetic legClick Watch

    How motion capture technology is being used to design bespoke prosthetics

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.