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Body found after East Ardsley house blaze

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The body of a man was found inside a house by firefighters tackling a blaze in East Ardsley at the weekend.

Police were called to the house on Laburnum Close by the West Yorkshire Fire Service at about 11pm on Saturday.

The body of a man, believed to be in his mid 60s, was found inside the house, which had been badly damaged by fire.

The cause of the blaze is today being investigated but at this stage there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Inquiries are ongoing to formally identify the man, determine the cause of death and notify wider family.