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Man dies in flat fire

The man died in a fire in Langham Drive Credit: ITV Anglia

An investigation's been launched after a man died in a flat fire in Clacton.

Firefighters were called to the third floor flat in Langham Drive just after 9am when a neighbour smelt smoke and called 999.

When crews arrived they saw that the flat was completely full of smoke.

A man was found inside but pronounced dead at the scene.

The fire was extinguished at 10:10am. Fire crews managed to stop the flames spreading to any other flat.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.