Body Found After Hampshire Care Home Fire

The body of a 67-year-old man has been found following a fire at a private nursing home in Hampshire. Emergency services were called to Kitnocks House in Curdridge, near Southampton, on Thursday night.

They found the body of the man in one of 39 rooms. Three other elderly men were led to safety by firefighters and were treated by ambulance staff.

Police and the fire service are investigating. The fire is not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire had only affected one room at the home.