Man dies in Consett terraced house fire

A man has died in a fire at a house in County Durham.

Emergency services were called to the terraced property in Gladstone Gardens, Consett, at about 06:30 GMT on Friday.

The 41-year-old man, who was trapped inside, was recovered by firefighters but pronounced dead at the scene.

A joint investigation by County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service and Durham Police is under way.

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