Man dies after Minehead house fire rescue

House fire in Minhead Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the fire in Bowsprit Close on Friday evening

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A man who suffered serious injuries in a house fire has died.

Firefighters managed to rescue the man from the property in Bowsprit Close, Minehead, on Friday evening.

Five fire engines attended the scene and the man was treated by paramedics. The fire caused serious damage to the house.

Avon and Somerset police have not formally identified the man but have confirmed the cause of the fire is not suspicious.

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