Pensioner dies after Fareham garage fire '˜explosion'

A PENSIONER has died after a fire in Fareham.

Tuesday, 29th March 2016, 9:10 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 6:57 am
Firefighters tackle a blaze in a garage in Highlands Road, Fareham on Sunday,March 27, 2016 Picture: [email protected] Photos by Darren Ford

The man, 81, died following the fire at a garage in Highlands Road, Fareham on Sunday at 4.10pm.

Police said the force received a report of an explosion.

Hampshire police confirmed the pensioner died at 12.45am on Monday.

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He had been airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

A force spokeswoman said the blaze is being investigated but it is not being treated as suspicious.