A PENSIONER has died after a fire at his home.
Wigan firefighters assisted colleagues from Lancashire fire and rescue service at the blaze on Chorley Road in Hilldale, near Parbold.
The body of a 90-year-old man was found inside the house.
A Lancashire police spokesman said: “We were called at 5.45pm following reports of a fire on Chorley Road.
“Sadly, the body of a 90-year-old man was found inside the property.
“We are investigating the incident alongside the fire service.”
It’s not thought that the pensioner’s death is being treated as suspicious.