Hereford & Worcester

Man dies in a blaze at a property in Worcester

The scene of the fire
Image caption Emergency services were called to an address on Tolladine Road in Warndon

A man in his seventies has died in a fire at a building in Worcester.

Emergency services were called to an address on Tolladine Road in Warndon at about 14:50 GMT where the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

An ambulance on the way to hospital with a patient on board stopped to help when the crew came across the fire.

Several other people were assessed at the scene but did not require hospital treatment. Police said the cause of the blaze was not suspicious.

Tolladine Road has since reopened.

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