Two men have been bailed as police continue to investigate a fatal fire in Biggin Hill.

A man, believed to be in his 70s, died after a fire ripped through a two-storey house in Leaves Green Road at around 7.15am on Friday morning (January 15).

Emergency services, including Met Police, London Fire Brigade, and London Ambulance Service, attended but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police forensics officers and London Fire Brigade investigators are treating the blaze as unexplained.

Two men, aged 63 and 64, who were arrested in connection with the investigation have been bailed until a date in March.

Next of kin have been informed and a post mortem examination will be arranged in due course, police said.

Bromley police officers are investigating.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police in Bromley via 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at

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