Man died after fire at house in Ackworth

A man died after a fire at a house in Ackworth on Sunday.

Fire crews were called to reports of a fire at a house on Millgate, Ackworth, at 1.35pm on Sunday (Dec 5)

Police said a 55-year-old man received medical treatment at the scene, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

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A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and enquiries are continuing into the cause of the blaze."

A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said appliances from Pontefract, South Kirkby and Wakefield attended the incident.