Man dies in Torrington flat fire

Firefighters on scene
Image caption More than 20 firefighters attended the incident in which a man died

A man has died in a fire at a block of flats in Devon.

The fire service was called to the blaze on the ground floor of the flats on Calf Street, Torrington, at about 0520 BST.

About 20 firemen attended the incident and rescued the man, who later died, from the property. His next of kin have been informed.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown, but an investigation has begun.

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