Investigations are being carried out to establish the cause of a fire that caused the death of a man in Berkhamsted yesterday evening (Wednesday, March 2)
Emergency services were called to Gossoms Ryde at around twenty-five past ten.
Four fire engines and an aerial platform were sent to the scene. Hertfordshire police closed roads in the area.
Hertfordshire police said: “Police were called by the fire service at around 10.25pm on Wednesday 2 March, to request assistance at the scene of a flat fire in Gossoms Ryde, Berkhamsted.
“Officers attended and road closures were put in place while the fire was extinguished.
“Sadly, a man passed away at the scene. His next of kin have been informed. Investigations are continuing at this time, to establish the cause of the fire.”