Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Lone man found dead in Hampshire flat fire

A man was found dead in a fire at a block of flats in Hampshire.

A member of the public called the fire service at about 2200 BST on Saturday after smoke was seen coming from the block in Stratfield Gardens, Havant.

Firefighters pulled a lone male occupant, thought to be 47-years-old, from the flat but he was declared dead at the scene.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but police believe it originated inside the flat.

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