Man rescued from house fire dies

31 August 2010, 17:18

The 54 year old man was rescued from the flat in Kilgour Court on Bassett Road on Sunday 22nd August.

He was later taken to a specialist burns unit at Chelmsford hospital in Essex.

Bedfordshire Police say he passed away on Friday 27th and a post mortem has yet to be held.  The victim's details are not being released at the moment.

A 42 year old woman was arrested in connection with the fire and was released on bail.  Police say they are currently investigating the cause of the circumstances surrounding the fire.

A spokesman added: "A full examination of the property by fire investigators and forensic experts is currently being carried out."