Man in his 60s dies in Middlesbrough house fire

The scene of the fire

The scene of the fire

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A MAN in his 60s has died in a house fire in Middlesbrough.

Emergency services were called to a report of a fire at an address on Acton Street shortly before 1am today (Saturday).

"Sadly a man in his sixties was pronounced dead at the scene," a spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said.

"At this stage the fire is not believed to be suspicious, however police would appeal for anyone with information to contact Detective Sergeant Jon Hagan on the non-emergency number 101.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

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