Police and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service are investigating following a fatal house fire in Bottesford.
Emergency services were called out to reports of a house fire in Grantham Road at about 1.50pm this afternoon.
The fire is believed to have spread to a number of neighbouring properties and nearby homes were evacuated while fire crews tackled the blaze.
At this stage police can confirm that one person has died and an investigation to determine the cause is ongoing.
A stretch of Grantham Road remains closed while initial enquiries are carried out...
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