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Man dies after Seven Kings house fire

PUBLISHED: 10:39 02 November 2018 | UPDATED: 11:34 02 November 2018

The man was taken to hospital with severe burns. Photo: Rakesh Ranchan

The man was taken to hospital with severe burns. Photo: Rakesh Ranchan

Rakesh Ranchan

A 67-year-old man has died after a house fire in Seven Kings.

The road was closed while LFB delt with the incident. Photo: Rakesh RanchanThe road was closed while LFB delt with the incident. Photo: Rakesh Ranchan

Last night (Thursday, November 1) he was taken to hospital with severe burns after a blaze at his two-storey house in Herbert Road.

He later died in hospital.

The man was rescued by two members of the public before the fire brigade arrived.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) were called at 4.48pm to the fire and four fire engines went to tackle the blaze that was put out just before 6.20pm – 20 per cent of the ground floor of the house was damaged by fire.

Police and fire services were called to a house fire in Herbert Road this evening. Photo: Rakesh RanchanPolice and fire services were called to a house fire in Herbert Road this evening. Photo: Rakesh Ranchan

Police were also called to the scene at around 5pm, and Herbert Road was closed while LFB dealt with the incident.

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