Fatal fire, Plymouth
Updated - Monday 8 February 2021
Just after midnight on Sunday 7 February, police were alerted by Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to a fire at an address in Briadale Road, North Prospect, Plymouth.
The fire service was met with a significant house fire upon its arrival.
A 40-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Another male at the address, aged in his 60s, was rescued by passers-by and a neighbour.
He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
The fire is not currently being treated as suspicious.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances and a file will be prepared for the coroner.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or email on email@example.com, quoting log number 405 of 7 February 2021.
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