Man, 78, dies in Shirebrook kitchen fire

A 78-year-old man has died in a house fire in north Derbyshire.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said it was called to the blaze in Park Avenue, Shirebrook, at about 17:15 BST on Monday.

The man was found dead inside the property.

Fire officers have started an investigation into the blaze, which is believed to have started in the kitchen, but it is not being treated as suspicious.

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