Tyne & Wear

Man dies in Durham City house fire

A man has died in a house fire in County Durham.

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue crews were called to Beech Close, Brasside, on Monday evening. The street is in the Framwellgate Moor area of the city.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A joint investigation between the fire service and Durham Police has been launched, a fire service spokesman said.

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