A MAN in his 20s has died following a fire at a property in Droitwich this morning (Monday, February 15).

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Hanbury Road at 8.07am.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and two critical care cars responded. Ambulance staff said there was nothing that could be done to save the man's life.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a man, who had been involved in a fire at a property, being given CPR by bystanders and police.

“Ambulance staff took over resuscitation efforts but sadly nothing could be done to save him, and he was confirmed dead a short time later on scene.”

Hereford & Worcester Fire Service has reminded the public “of the importance of having smoke alarms fitted” following the tragic fire. 

Group commander George Marshall confirmed there had been “no apparent suspicious circumstances” over the fire. 

Mr Marshall said: “A fire investigation is currently taking place and there are no apparent suspicious circumstances.

“At this time, we would like to extend our sympathies to the family and friends of the man who has died.

“We would also like to remind people of the importance of having smoke alarms fitted at your property.

“Full details of how to keep your yourself, your loved ones and your home safe from fire can be found on our website hwfire.org.uk or by calling our Community Risk Team on 0800 032 1155.”