Trowbridge: Canal Boat Fire

A man has died after a canal boat fire in Trowbridge.

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It's happened at around 7.20am Tuesday 25th November in Hilperton Marsh. A passing dog walker called the emergency services after noticing smoke coming from a boat.

The man, who is believed to be in his 40's, was quickly found by firefighters from Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service and was brought to land but confirmed dead at the scene.

Wiltshire Police are not treating the man's death as suspicious and formal identification is likely to take place in the coming days.

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