Man killed in fire at Blackburn bungalow

A man has died in a fire which has destroyed a home in Lancashire.

Fire crews were called to the fire at a detached bungalow on Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, at about 03:45 GMT.

Three fire engines and 15 firefighters attended the scene. Station manager Chris Waring described it as a "very severe fire".

An investigation by Lancashire Police and the Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service into the cause of the fire is under way.

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