Man dies following fire in Portsmouth flats
A man in his 40s has died following a fire in a block of flats in Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Crews were called at about 1450 GMT after fire broke out in the fifth floor of Omega House, an eight-storey building in Omega Street, Southsea.
The man was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham but subsequently died.
Residents were evacuated to a neighbouring community centre by police. There were no other casualties.
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