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'Terrible tragedy' as man dies in Ibstock house fire

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image captionFirefighters found the man dead inside the property on Parkdale, in Ibstock, at about 03:30 GMT on Tuesday

A man has died in a house fire in Leicestershire.

Firefighters found the man dead in the property on Parkdale, in Ibstock, at about 03:30 GMT on Tuesday.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire is believed to have been caused accidentally, but an investigation is under way.

It added that the death was a "terrible tragedy" and would be providing reassurance and advice on home fire safety to residents next week.

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