Second fatal house fire in Burnley

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A man has died in a flat fire in Burnley.

The body of the 57-year-old man was discovered by firefighters after they had put out the blaze at the ground floor flat in Kay Gardens, Burnley Wood.

Three fire engines were sent to the building shortly before 1am, the fire service said.

The cause of the fire is not known but it is not being treated as suspicious.

A joint investigation by Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and police is under way.