Elderly man dies in house fire tragedy

Contributed by editor on Nov 19, 2007 - 04:24 PM

Two police officers and members of the public tried to rescue a 76-year-old man who was trapped inside a blazing house in College Road, Deal in the early hours of Sunday morning (18 November).

The man’s wife managed to escape to raise the alarm and firefighters from Deal rushed to the scene.

An elderly man was taken from the property but died soon afterwards.

Police Officers and Fire Investigation Officers have carried out an investigation, the results of which are yet to be concluded. However the incident is not being treated as suspicious.