Lincolnshire

Sleaford house fire: Man, 88, dies in blaze

Policeman standing in front of a police car
Image caption Lincolnshire Police says the fire on Claremont Park, in Sleaford, is not suspicious

An 88-year-old man has died in a fire at his home in Lincolnshire.

Fire crews were called to the property on Claremont Park, off Lincoln Road, in Sleaford at about 07:20 GMT.

The man was taken to hospital where he later died. A woman, in her 80s, was also taken to hospital with injuries relating to the fire, Lincolnshire Police said.

The blaze is not being treated as suspicious, the force said.

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