Polive and fire crews investigating a house fire in Arnold said it is ‘not being treated as suspicious’.
Emergency services were called to the fire in Merton Close just after 8pm.
The house and two adjoining properties were evacuated as the incident was dealt with.
Sadly a body was recovered from the property. Formal identification has not yet taken place.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
A file will be prepared for the Coroner and identification of the deceased will be a matter for the Coroner.