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Wigton house fire: Man, 92, dies


A 92-year-old man has died in a fire in the ground floor of a house in Cumbria.

Three fire engines were called to the semi-detached home in Rydal Close, Wigton, at around 16:00 GMT on Thursday and crews spent three hours tackling the blaze.

Cumbria Police said the death was not believed to be suspicious.

Police are working with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire. The man's next of kin have been informed.