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

Fatal  house fire in Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme.

Fatal house fire in Waverley Crescent, Hipperholme.

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

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.”

Fire crews from Halifax and Brighouse attended the house fire.

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

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