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Man dies in house fire in Langport

The fire broke out at the house in Eastover in Langport early this morning Credit: ITV News West Country

An elderly man has died after a fire at a house in Langport in Somerset.

It started in a bedroom in the early hours of this morning. The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries but later died. A woman was also rescued and treated for breathing problems.

It is thought to have been caused accidentally.