Man Dies In Fishermead House Fire

7 March 2016, 12:22 | Updated: 7 March 2016, 14:14

An investigation's begun in Milton Keynes after one person's died in a fire in the Fishermead estate.

Emergency crews were called to Fishermead Boulevard at 11.09pm last night to a fire in a kitchen at a 3-storey house in Fishermead Boulevard.

20 fire crews from Broughton, Great Holm and Newport Pagnell used hose reels and four sets of breathing apparatus to fight the fire.

We're told a
man's died at the scene of the house fire and a woman was led to safety.

An investigation is being held into the cause of the fire.


1.30pm update:

Police have confirmed a man in his sixties was brought out of the property unconscious and officers and paramedics worked to resuscitate the man but he sadly died at the scene.

A woman was also led safely from the property suffering minor injury and was attended by paramedics.

Det Sgt Phil Turner-Robson of Milton Keynes CID said:

"We have attended the property with the fire service again this morning as part of our investigation. It appears that the fire began in the kitchen and the man may have tried to extinguish it. At this stage the fire does not appear to be suspicious. Our thoughts are with his family at this time."

If you have any information about this incident please call the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.