Tyne & Wear

Man's body found after Blyth flat fire

A man's body was discovered after emergency services were called to a fire at a Northumberland flat.

Northumbria Police said they were alerted by fire crews about a fire at The Gables, in Blyth, shortly after 09:30 BST.

Officers found a man dead inside the property. No further details have been released.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said inquiries were now under way into the cause of the fire and the death.

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