Man dies after Bolton house fire

The body was found on Gladstone Street Photo: ITV Granada

The body of a man has been found after a house fire in a residential street in Bolton.

Emergency services were called to a house on Gladstone Street in Halliwell at around 6.50pm yesterday evening following reports of a fire.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze and found the body of a man in his 50s.

Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire Service have launched a joint investigation to uncover the cause of the fire.

In a statement GMP said they did not believe the cause of the fire was suspicious.

The home shows fire damage Credit: ITV Granada