THE BODY OF A MAN BELIEVED TO BE IN HIS 80'S HAS BEEN FOUND AFTER A HOUSE FIRE IN SEEDLEY
Emergency services were called at around 6:20am this morning (Tuesday 10th November) after reports of a house fire at a property on Liverpool Street.
The fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters but sadly the body of a man believed to be in his 80's was found at the scene.
A forensics team remains at the property and police have now launched an investigation into how the fire started.
An area between Horsham Street and Milford Street was taped off and Liverpool Street was temporarily closed but is now partly passable.
A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said:
"Police were called by the fire service to a report of a fire breaking out at a property on Liverpool Street, Salford at around 6.20am this morning (Tuesday 10 November 2020).
"Emergency services attended and sadly found the body of a man believed to be in his 80s.
"A scene remains in place at the property.
"Enquiries into the cause of the fire remain ongoing."