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Man dies after house fire in Derbyshire

A man has died after a house fire in Swadlincote in the early hours of this morning.

The fire engulfed the home, killing a man in his 30s. Credit: ITV News Central

Police and fire crews were called to South Drive in Newhall just after 1.30 am this morning.

Derbyshire Fire Service attended the location and confirmed the body of a man was discovered inside.

His family have been informed. After an investigation, the source of the blaze was discovered to be caused by cooking left unattended.

The fire happened at the property on South Drive in Swadlincote. Credit: Google Street View

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