Venton man dies in house fire

Venton house fire
Image caption The cause of the fire is being investigated

An 84-year-old man has died and his wife is in hospital after a house fire in a village near Plymouth.

Emergency services were called to Venton near Sparkwell on Friday night.

The fire is not being treated as suspicious but investigations are continuing at the scene.

Police said the identity of the couple was not being revealed until relatives have been informed. The woman's condition is currently unknown.

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