Man dies in Basingstoke house fire

Man dies in Basingstoke house fire

A 76-year-old man has been found dead following a house fire in Basingstoke.
16 November 2018

A 76-year-old man has been found dead following a house fire in Basingstoke.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to a semi-detached property in Buckland Avenue, at 06:08 on Wednesday morning (November 14).

Three crews from Basingstoke attended the incident in the bungalow and used breathing apparatus, hose reels and jets to extinguish the fire. The stop message was received at 07:24.

The body of the man was found in the building and he was confirmed dead at the scene. 

Hampshire Constabulary is not treating the death as suspicious.

For more information on fire safety in your home please visit http://www.hantsfire.gov.uk/keeping-safe/. Here you can complete our Safe and Sound questionnaire, an online safety check for your home.

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