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Cigaratte may have started fatal blaze.

A MAN has died in a house blaze in Birmingham. The victim's body was found in the bedroom of the terraced house in Frances Road, Kings Norton, yesterday.

It is believed it had lain undiscovered overnight. The blaze - thought to have been caused by a cigarette end - was confined to the bedroom.

It had burned itself out by the time firefighters were alerted yesterday morning. The identity of the victim, believed to be in his 40s, has not yet been released.
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Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Jul 9, 2006
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