Derby

Man's body found after Derby house fire

Walpole Street
Image caption The cause of the fire is under investigation by the police and fire service

A man has died following a house fire in Derby, police have said.

Emergency services were called to a property in Walpole Street, in the Chaddesden area of the city, at about 05:40 GMT.

The body of the man, who has not yet been identified, was discovered inside the building.

The road has been closed and a joint police and fire investigation has begun but the blaze is not believed to be suspicious.

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Anyone with any information on the fire is asked to contact Derbyshire Police.

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