Kettering fatal house fire not suspicious

A fire at a house in Northamptonshire in which a seven-year-old boy died is not being treated as suspicious.

Northamptonshire firefighters were called to the house on Edinburgh Road, Kettering, at 07:18 BST on Tuesday.

The boy was taken to Kettering General Hospital suffering from the effects of breathing in smoke but later died.

Police said the precise cause of the incident was subject to a fire service report and a report was being prepared for the coroner.

The victim's parents, a two-year-old child and a third adult managed to escape the fire.

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