Lancashire

Elderly man dies in bungalow fire in Earby, East Lancashire

An elderly man has died in a fire in a bungalow in East Lancashire.

Fire crews were called to a detached property on Barnwood Crescent in Earby at 17:15 GMT on Monday.

The man was already dead when firefighters entered the house. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is under way.

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire Service said they could not comment on whether the fire was suspicious or if the property had smoke alarms fitted.

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