Trapped man killed in Salisbury house fire

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A man has died and two others were treated for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Salisbury.

Emergency services were called to the address in The Beeches near Tollgate Road at about 1215 BST.

A Wiltshire Police spokesman said the victim was reported to be trapped in an upstairs room and officers later confirmed he died in the blaze.

Eyewitnesses described the fire as "a massive inferno" and that "explosions and glass popping" could be heard.

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