A joint investigation is underway to establish the cause of a flat fire.
Emergency services were called to Watcombe Circus, Carrington, at around 7.25pm, last night (1 December) following reports of a fire.
Sadly a man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman was also taken to hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening.
Detective Sergeant Alan Prentice, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “My thoughts are with the family and friends of the man at this incredibly sad time and we will continue to support them during this investigation.
“We are continuing to work alongside our fire colleagues to establish exactly what has caused the fire.”
Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service Group Manager, Tom Archer, said: "Upon arrival at this incident, our firefighters worked swiftly to rescue two casualties from the second floor flat.
"Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of all emergency services on scene, one of these casualties was pronounced dead.
"This is a tragic incident, and our thoughts are with the man's family and friends at this sad time.
"We will continue to work closely with our police colleagues now to fully understand the cause and circumstances surrounding this fire."
Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 598 of 1 December 2023, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.