Middlesbrough man dies in house fire in early hours

A man aged in his 60s was killed in a house fire in the early hours.

The blaze, at a property on Acton Street, Middlesbrough, was reported at about 01:00 BST.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cleveland Police are not treating the fire as suspicious, but are investigating how it started. They are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

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