Investigation after fatal house fire

An investigation is under-way after a man died in a house fire in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex.

Three crews were called just after 8 o'clock this morning. They searched the smoke-filled house and found the body of an elderly man in the lounge.

The fire is not being treated as suspicious.

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