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A man's body has been found in a house in Cambridgeshire which was destroyed by fire at the weekend.
Witnesses report an explosion at the house in Littleport, near Ely yesterday morning. It took firefighters seven hours to extinguish the flames.
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An investigation into a fatal house fire in Cambridgeshire is underway.
The fire broke out yesterday at Kingsmead Court in Littleport after reports of an explosion from inside a house.
The fire was extinguished by around 7pm.
The body of a man was discovered inside the house.
The body of a man has been discovered in a house fire in Cambridgeshire.
The fire service was called to a blaze at a home in Kingsmead in Littleport at around midday on Sunday August 18.
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said they were working with the fire service to discover how the fire started.
A spokesman said: “The body of a man was discovered in the property. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and investigations will continue this morning.”