A MAN in his 60s has died in a house fire in Middlesbrough.

Emergency services were called to a report of a fire at an address on Acton Street shortly before 1am today (Saturday).

"Sadly a man in his sixties was pronounced dead at the scene," a spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said.

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"At this stage the fire is not believed to be suspicious, however police would appeal for anyone with information to contact Detective Sergeant Jon Hagan on the non-emergency number 101.

"Enquiries are ongoing."