A man has died and another injured in a house fire.
Emergency services were rushed to the property on Belle Grove West, Newcastle at 12.27am on Monday and put out the flames.
A 43-year-old man was taken to hospital but sadly died of his injuries.
Police say his family is being supported by specialist officers.
A 36-year-old man was also taken to hospital with non-life-threateninginjuries to his leg.
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: