Person dies after house fire in Lincoln

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A person has died following a house fire in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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The incident is reported to have happened at around 4am on Saturday, January 28 on Derwent Street off Carholme Road.

It is believed three people were in the house at the time of the fire, however only two people managed to escape the blaze.

The area has been taped off while detectives make inquiries into the fire.

It is not yet known how the fire was started.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and Lincolnshire Police will continue to investigate the tragic incident.

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