Update: No suspicious circumstances of man’s death at house blaze

Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service are not treating the death of a man at a Hipperholme house fire as suspicious.

Monday, 2nd June 2014, 11:41 am
Fatal house fire in Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme.

Detective Inspector Gary Stephenson, from Calderdale District CID, said: “At 1.38pm on Sunday June 1, police and the fire service attended an address on Waverley Crescent following reports of a house fire.

“The body of a local man, aged in his twenties, was recovered from the property.

“There are not believed to be any suspicious circumstances and a file has been passed to the coroner.”

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Fire crews from Halifax and Brighouse attended the house fire.

The scene was closed while a joint investigation was launched by police and WYFRS.