Investigation launched after fatal house fire in Cirencester


Police were called to a property on Kemble Drive in Cirencester shortly after 7am this morning with reports of a fire.

The fire service attended and rescued a man aged in his 50s from the property. They immediately administered CPR and defibrillation but sadly the victim was later pronounced deceased.

The man’s death is currently being treated as unexplained but officers believe that the death is not suspicious.

Police are working with fire investigators to establish the cause of the fire and the coroner has been informed.