Man killed in fire at Brighton flat

A 52-year-old man has died in a fire at a flat in Brighton.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue said firefighters were called to the property in Bristol Gardens, Kemptown, just after 06:00 GMT on Sunday.

They said the body of Mark Rivers was found at the scene of the fire, which is not thought to have been suspicious.

Fire crews visited neighbouring properties following the incident, delivering leaflets offering advice on fire safety and smoke alarms.

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