A man has died after setting himself on fire while attempting to light a wood burning stove. Emergency services were called to a house in Nanpantan Road, Loughborough, at about 8am on Friday. A spokesman for the fire service said: "We were called to an incident where a man who was attempting to light a wood burning stove had set himself on fire." The injured man was taken by ambulance to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre, where he died. The fire service spokesman said: "The cause of the incident is still under investigation, which is now under the jurisdiction of the Coroner's Service for Rutland and North Leicestershire. He added that the damage to the house was limited to "light smoke damage to the kitchen".
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