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London Fire Brigade: Man dies in house blaze

A man has died following a house fire in the early hours of this morning, the London Fire Brigade has confirmed.

Firefighters got the man out of the first floor of the property, in Ripplevale Road, Islington.

Sadly he was pronounced dead at the scene. Part of the first floor was damaged by fire.

Ripplevale Road, Islington. Credit: Google Street View

Fire crews from Euston, Holloway, Islington and Shoreditch fire stations attended the incident.

The Brigade was called just after midnight and the fire was under control by 1.50am.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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