Nottingham

Man dies in Nottingham flat fire

Flat off Woodborough Road in Nottingham after fire
Image caption Police are yet to formally identify a man's body which was found inside Highcross Leys flats

A man has died in a flat fire in Nottingham.

Police officers and firefighters found his body at Highcross Leys flats, off Woodborough Road, at 10:20 GMT on Christmas Day.

A Nottinghamshire police spokesman said: "The body of a man, who is yet to be formally identified, was found inside one of the flats, once the flames had been extinguished."

Police have confirmed they are not treating the fire as suspicious.

Firefighters and police are trying to establish how the blaze started.

Several other people who were in the building were treated for smoke inhalation.

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