An 8-year old girl and a man have died in a house fire in Hull. This incident happened around 8 am on Wensley Avenue.
Fire brigade reached the scene but the man was declared dead at the scene. While the 8-year old girl died in hospital.
Humberside Police said: “Emergency services were present at the scene and currently working on the house fire. Emergency services worked to reduce the fire and get the occupants out of the building.
Humberside Police received a call at around 7.50 am today. It was reported that the house was under fire in Wensley Avenue.
Police said in a statement: “Tragically two people have died in the fire. A man was declared dead at the scene. And an eight-year-old girl, who had been taken to hospital, has sadly died.
“There will be a scene guard in place today. Emergency services continue to work together to establish the cause of the fire,” police added.
A team of fire probe dogs stationed by Humberside Fire & Rescue Service is also at the scene helping officers with the investigation.