Regional: Two die in house blaze

TWO elderly women have died following a house fire in Norfolk.

The blaze broke out in the roof of a property on Lower Road, Holme Hale, near Necton, at about 3.30pm yesterday.

Fire crews from across the county were called to the scene.

A police spokesman said officers were called to the property and confirmed that two elderly woman had died as a result of the fire.

Yesterday, police officers cordoned off the scene as fire crews investigated the cause of the fire, although it is not thought at this stage to be suspicious.


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A police spokesman said: “At approximately 3.30pm officers attended a fire at Holme Hale.

“Sadly two elderly woman have died as a result of the incident.

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“Officers remain at the scene as investigations continue but currently the cause of the fire is not believed to be suspicious.”

Firefighters remained at the scene for most of last night.

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