Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man, 54, dies after fire at Leeds flat

A 54-year-old man has died after a fire at a flat in Leeds.

The alarm was raised by the man's neighbours after the fire broke out at the property on the city's Brooksbank Drive at about 0240 GMT on Monday.

West Yorkshire Police said man was taken from the flat by emergency services, but died a short time later.

Officers from the force are now working with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to try to establish the cause of the fire.

A spokesman said it was not believed to be suspicious.

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