Man rescued from fire dies

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A man left fighting for his life after being rescued from his burning house has died.

The 62-year-old was rescued from his house in Lower Hall Close, Hightown, after his neighbours woke up and smelled smoke.

Police confirmed today the man died in hospital on Sunday.

His name has not been released.

The blaze started after a pan set alight and wood cladding caught fire.