A NINETY-year-old man has died in a house fire in Standish.
Shortly after 6.30pm this evening (Tuesday), emergency services were called to a house on Pepper Lane following reports of a fire.
Fire and police officers arrived and the front door was forced open. The elderly man was discovered collapsed inside the house and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A joint fire and police investigation is now underway to establish the cause of the fire but there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances at this stage.