May 11, 2021 3.01 pm This story is over 6 months old

Man in his 30s died in Boston house fire

Cause of fire still to be established

The person who lost their life during a house fire in Boston on Monday has been identified as a man in his 30s.

An investigation was launched by Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue after six crews were called to extinguish a fire on Tooley Street at 12.17pm on May 10.

Tragically, a person died as a result of the house fire and they have now been revealed as a man in his 30s by police, though formal identification has not yet taken place.

Smoke billowed through the air. | Photo: Rose Fravigar

Another man was also being treated for smoke inhalation after the blaze, but is expected to make a full recovery.

Emergency services are now working towards finding a cause of the fire, but as yet have not established one.

The fire tragically cost someone their life. | Photo: Ben Walker

A video from the scene shows smoking debris as fire crews tried to tackle the flames.

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