Kent

Man dead after Folkestone flat bedroom fire

Sandgate Road, Folkestone Image copyright Google
Image caption The man's body was found after a fire in his bedroom.

A man has been found dead after a fire in a fifth floor flat.

The fire in the bedroom of the flat in Sandgate Road in Folkestone was reported at 21:00 GMT on Saturday, Kent Fire and Rescue Service said.

The man in his 90s who lived in the flat was declared dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed, Kent Police said.

A police spokesman said the cause of the fire was not being treated as suspicious.

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