A police investigation is underway after a man is thought to have started a fire which took his own life.
The fire began yesterday evening in the Holly Hall area of Dudley.
A West Midlands spokesmen said:
House to house enquiries have been conducted and a number of witnesses spoken to. Officers stepped-up patrols in the area on Saturday night and throughout Sunday morning to reassure worried locals.
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