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Man dies after fire in Sidcup flat

PUBLISHED: 09:23 14 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:23 14 September 2015

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Fire crews found the man’s body in the back bedroom of the ground-floor flat in Bowes Close just after 4pm on Friday.

A man has died after a fire in a flat in Sidcup.

Fire crews found the man’s body in the back bedroom of the ground-floor flat in Bowes Close just after 4pm on Friday. He has not been named.

Four elderly people were led to a safe area inside the block by crews and 14 other people were evacuated from the building.

Some 21 firefighters from Sidcup, Bexley and Eltham fire stations attended the scene. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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