Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man dies at Southampton hospital after Fareham garage fire

Garage fire
Image caption Two people were injured in the fire at a garage in Highlands Road, Fareham

A man has died in hospital after a garage fire.

Emergency services were called shortly after 16:00 BST on Sunday to the building in Highlands Road, Fareham.

An 84-year-old man was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital where he passed away in the early hours of Monday.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but Hampshire Constabulary said the death is not being treated as suspicious.

Image caption Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service crews attended the scene on Sunday

A woman was also treated for smoke inhalation at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth.

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