Smoke killed man in house fire

A man has been killed in a fire in a bungalow in the village of Stanton near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.

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Emergency services at scene of fatal fire near Bury St Edmunds

A person has been killed and a number of homes have been evacuated following a fire at a bungalow near Bury St Edmunds.

The emergency services have been at Drovers Rise, Stanton, since around 4am. They were called by a resident who reported flames coming from a bungalow.

A number of homes in the area have been evacuated for safety, affecting around 10 to 12 residents. The fire service is currently making the scene safe before residents are allowed to return to their homes.

Enquiries will now get underway at the scene to determine the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101.

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