A man has died following a house fire in Tunstall at the weekend.
Neighbours of the man alerted Fire Control after noticing the external extractor fan to the property had melted.
One crew from Sandyford and one from Hanley attended the property on Wyreley Way.
They forced entry to the house and discovered the man along with two dogs which had also died.
The fire was out when crews arrived. It had not spread further than the kitchen but there was significant smoke damage throughout the property.
Firefighters arrived at the incident at 11.19am yesterday and left the scene at 18.34pm.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.