Boy dies following house fire in Leeds

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A five-year-old boy who was seriously injured in a fire at a house in Leeds has died in hospital.

Alex Clarke had been receiving emergency treatment in hospital in Manchester following the fire at his home in Second Avenue, Rothwell, at about 8.30pm on Sunday evening (11 February).

His mother, brother and sister, who were in the property at the time, were unharmed.

An investigation is ongoing to establish the cause of the fire and the family are being supported by specially-trained officers.

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