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Five year old boy dies after house fire

A five-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a fire at a house in Rothwell has died in hospital.

Alex Clarke had been receiving emergency treatment in hospital in Manchester following the fire at his home Rothwell on Sunday night.

His mother and brother and sister, who were in the property at time, were unharmed.

An investigation is ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.

A five-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a fire at a house in Rothwell has died in hospital. Credit: editorial