Man dies after flat blaze

Friday, 5th March 2021

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A MAN has died following a flat fire in Fitzrovia.

The blaze in Langham Street destroyed part of the five-room property.

The man got out of the building before firefighters arrived and was taken to hospital by ambulance where he died.

Five fire engines and around 35 firefighters from Soho, Euston and Paddington fire stations rushed to the blaze last Wednesday. The brigade was called at 6.06pm and the fire was under control at 6.53pm.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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