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Posted on 08:20:00 on 10th May 2019

Police can confirm that a man has died following a fire at a property at Bridge End, Egremont.

The man 82 from Egremont was an occupant in the property when the fire was alight.

Officers were called at 1.47pm on the 8th May following a fire at a property at Bridge End, Egremont.

 

Detective Inspector Matt Scott said: “We are treating the fire as unexplained but not suspicious at this stage.

 

“We are working closely with Cumbria Fire and Rescue investigators to establish the cause of the fire.”

 

The Coroner has been informed and police are supporting his family.

 

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