EMERGENCY services have been called to a fatal fire in a coastal town and are now investigating. 

Police were called to an address on Wheatacre Close, Marske, by Cleveland Fire Brigade colleagues at around 2.15am today, Wednesday, June 9 where they were dealing with a house fire.

On arrival, a man from inside the address was discovered deceased.  He is yet to be formally identified however a 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and he is in custody.

The Northern Echo:

A number of officers remain at the scene and in the immediate vicinity conducting inquiries.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number quoting Ref 093555.