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Man dies following fire at multi-occupancy home in Iver

| April 10, 2019

A man has died following a fire in a first floor bedroom of multi-occupancy home in Iver on Wednesday 10th April 2019.

At 1.01am firefighters were called to the incident in Denham Road, Iver. One fire appliance with crew attended from Gerrards Cross fire station, one from Langley fire station, two from Slough fire station and one from Maidenhead fire station. Six officers also attended the incident.

The Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service carried out a search and evacuation of the property. A man was discovered within the property and paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service confirmed that the man, aged in his fifties, had died. The next of kin of the deceased have been informed.

All other residents and staff in the home were safely evacuated from the property and nobody else was injured. The other residents in the home were been safely moved to another location.

Two hose reels and eight sets of breathing apparatus were used by the firefighters during the operation to extinguish the fire.

At 1.30am officers from Thames Valley Police were called to the incident.

Investigating officer, Detective Inspector Carl Wilson, said: ‘Sadly a man has died following this incident.

We are working with Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service to establish the circumstances of this incident.

At this early stage we are treating the death as unexplained and our investigation is continuing.

A scene watch will remain in place whilst we conduct our enquiries, no arrests have been made, and further information will follow.

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