At about 8.20 a.m. on Wednesday, emergency services were notified of a fire in Bury.
A man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene.
A joint investigation with the Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service is being conducted, according to police.
“Officers were called around 8.20 a.m. today (4 May 2022) to a report of a fire at an address on Cherry Avenue, Bury,” a Greater Manchester Police spokesperson said in a statement.
“Emergency services were dispatched, but despite medical staff’s best efforts, a man in his 70s was pronounced dead on the scene.
“A joint investigation is ongoing with colleagues from the GMFRS, and emergency services are still on the scene.”
“Anyone with information can contact the GMP via LiveChat or online at www.gmp.police.uk.
“Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave your information anonymously.”
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