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Sunday, 18 November 2007, 13:59 GMT
Inquiry after man dies in blaze

An investigation is under way after a man died in a house fire in Kent.

Emergency teams were called to the property in College Road, Deal, just before 0200 GMT on Sunday.

A spokesman for Kent Fire and Rescue Service said the man died at the scene. He said it was not yet known what started the fire.

Kent Police said the force was investigating the blaze alongside fire investigation teams. The man who died has not yet been named.