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Update: No suspicious circumstances of man’s death at house blaze

Fatal  house fire in Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme.

Fatal house fire in Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme.

Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service are not treating the death of a man at a Hipperholme house fire as suspicious.

Detective Inspector Gary Stephenson, from Calderdale District CID, said: “At 1.38pm on Sunday June 1, police and the fire service attended an address on Waverley Crescent following reports of a house fire.

“The body of a local man, aged in his twenties, was recovered from the property.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been passed to the coroner.”

Fire crews from Halifax and Brighouse attended the house fire.

The scene was closed while a joint investigation was launched by police and WYFRS.

 
 
 

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