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Man Dies In House Fire

A man has died following a house fire in the early hours of this morning (January 20).

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The scene of Derby house fire which left one man dead

With the front door removed smoke damage can be seen in the hallway

A 50-year-old man has died after a house fire in Derby, over 20 firefighters tackled the blaze in the early hours of this morning.

Despite the man being rescued by firefighters he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital

Despite the man being rescued from the house in Holtlands Drive, Alvaston he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

An investigation into the fire has been launched though it is believed the cause was accidental.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental

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