December 20, 2017 5.19 pm This story is over 76 months old

Man dies in Sleaford house fire

A fatal house fire.

An 88-year-old man has died in a house fire in Sleaford.

Emergency services were scrambled after a fire broke out at a property on Claremont Park in the town at 7.20am on Wednesday, December 20.

Photo: Guy Owen for Lincolnshire Reporter

A woman in her 80s was taken to hospital with injuries which are not thought to be serious.

Police guarding Claremont Park in Sleaford after a house fire. Photo: Guy Owen for Lincolnshire Reporter

Investigations have been taking place throughout the day, with police guarding the scene.

Lincolnshire Police have confirmed that the fire is not being treated as suspicious.

A file is being prepared for the coroner.