Reigate flat fire victim dies in hospital

A man has died following a fire in a first-floor flat in Surrey.

Another man and a woman were able to escape the blaze in the Fir Tree Walk flats in Reigate, after it broke out at about 17:00 GMT on Friday.

A man, aged in his 40s, was rescued and taken to hospital with serious injuries, but died on Saturday morning.

The second man was less seriously hurt, and the woman did not require hospital treatment. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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