A 64-year-old man has died following a fire at a house in Preston.
Fire crews, police and paramedics were called to Blackthorn Close in Lea at 7pm on Thursday, after reports of a kitchen fire.
Neighbours raised the alarm, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Inspector Grant Smith said the fire was not believed to be suspicious, and said documents were being prepared for an inquest.
Nobody else was in the house.