Man in 80s dies after house fire rescue near Ipswich


A man believed to be in his 80s has died shortly after being rescued from a fire at a house in Suffolk.

Firefighters had helped the man out of a "severe" fire in the living room of a house in Beech Close, Sproughton, near Ipswich.

Three crews and the ambulance service were sent there just before 1100 BST.

The man was treated at the scene but died within minutes of his rescue. Police are treating the fire and the death as unexplained.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has begun.

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