Man dies after house fire in Five Oak Green, Kent

The fire broke out on Sychem Place. Credit: ITV Meridian

A man has died in a house fire in Five Oak Green near Tonbridge.

Kent Police was called to an address in Sychem Place at 5:25am this morning, Monday 12 September, by Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Officers attended and a man was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

In a statement Kent Police said the fire is not being treated as suspicious "at this time" and added that a report will be prepared for the coroner.