A MAN has died after falling while removing icicles from his fourth-floor home in northern Spain.
The 60-year-old man died on Calle Cruz Roja in Avila.
Emergency services were unable to revive him.
Police are investigating the exact circumstances of the fall.
Firefighters have been working non-stop to clear icicles and dangerous accumulations of snow from eaves and roof tops in the area.
Hoy tras mas de treinta avisos, interviniendo en @Ayto_Avila, @dipuavila y Barrios Anexionados los 6 compañeros del turno paran exhaustos a descansar. Esta noche sólo atenderemos las emergencias. Mañana seguimos. pic.twitter.com/TTByB9ySUt
— Bomberos Avila (@bomberosdeavila) January 8, 2018