The house fire in Bath which claimed the life of a 64-year-old man was found to have started accidentally.
Four fire engines were alerted to the incident at a two-storey detached house early on Monday morning.
A 64 year-old man in a serious condition was rescued by firefighters from a first floor bedroom. He was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly later passed away.
A second man, aged 92 years-old, was also rescued by firefighters from a second bedroom. He was also taken to hospital after suffering burns and smoke inhalation.
Crews say a third man, believed to be a neighbour who entered the property to help before emergency services arrived, was also treated for the effects of smoke inhalation but was discharged at the scene.
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Investigations are underway after an elderly man died in a house fire in Plymouth.
It's thought to have started in the living room early yesterday (Jan 17) morning at his home in Efford.
Fire Crews rescued the man's wife who remains in a serious condition in hospital.
The latest in a series of strikes by the Fire Brigades Union takes place this morning. Members are taking action for two hours from six this morning until eight.
The strike is over changes to working conditions - and another is planned for late tonight.
Fire crews that responded to a house fire on Combe Park Road in bath say the incident is now under control.
Fire crews have crossed the picket line this to tackle a fire at a three storey house in Bath.
Three crews providing cover during today's strike are on the scene in Combe Park, near the Royal United Hospital.
They've been joined by two further crews who left the pickets to help. The road has been closed, limiting access to the hospital.
Chaos on Combe Park - avoid in car - major house fire near A&E entrance! Thick smoke and emergency vehicles. People safely out.
Around 3,000 firefighters across the region are due to go on strike later this morning in a row over pensions.
Today's strike, starting at 9am, will be the longest strike held so far and will last 24 hours. Contingency plans have been put on place with some fire stations still operating. Fire chiefs say it may take them a little longer to respond to 999 calls.