Body found after fatal house fire in Newton Flotman

Police at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Police at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

A person has been found following a fatal house fire in a Norfolk village.

Norfolk Fire Services and Rescue were called to a house fire in Old Street in Newton Flotman in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The house in Old Street at Newton Flotman where a body was found after a fire. Picture: DENISE BRADL

The house in Old Street at Newton Flotman where a body was found after a fire. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

Norfolk Police were later called at 3.50am after a body was found inside.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and the cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.

Police and fire vehicles at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DENI

Police and fire vehicles at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021


Police cordons remain in place while crime scene investigators and fire investigators try to conduct enquiries to establish the cause of the fire.

A police forensic officer at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DEN

A police forensic officer at the scene of a fatal fire in Old Street at Newton Flotman. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: DENISE BRADLEY/Archant2021

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