Humberside

Investigation into fatal flat fire in Hull

A man has died after a fire at a flat in Hull.

Firefighters were called to the seventh-floor property on Valiant Drive off Barham Road at about 0850 BST.

A spokesman for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said the man, believed to be in his 60s, was found inside the premises.

Emergency services tried to revive him but he died. The spokesman said an investigation was under way to establish the cause of the blaze.

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