Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man, 85, dies in house fire in Kirkstall

An 85-year-old man has died in a house fire in West Yorkshire.

Police and the fire service were called to an address in Gilbert Close in the Kirkstall area of Leeds at about at 22:17 GMT.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said firefighters discovered the body of a man, who has not yet been named, inside the property.

The spokesman said the cause of the fire was not being treated as suspicious.

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