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Man dies in Wisbech flat fire

A man has died following a fire at a block of flats.

The blaze broke out in a flat in Wellington Terrace on Churchill Road in Wisbech at about 14:25 GMT on Thursday.

The East of England Ambulance Service said it was called at about 14:35 to reports a person was found unresponsive at the scene in the Cambridgeshire town.

A spokeswoman said: "Sadly, despite the best efforts of everyone involved, a man died at the scene."

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze was on the ground floor of the three-storey building.

Police previous said an investigation in the cause of the fire was under way.


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