Lancashire

Hilldale fire: Elderly man found dead after house blaze

A man has died following a house fire in Lancashire.

The blaze broke out at a property in Chorley Road, Hilldale, near Mawdesley, at about 17:35 GMT on Wednesday, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said.

Fire crews discovered the man, who has not been named but is thought to have been in his 90s.

The cause of the fire and the circumstances of his death are being investigated.

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