Utterby fire: Elderly couple die in house blaze

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Fire scene
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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue and Lincolnshire Police are carrying out a joint investigation into the fire

An elderly couple have died in a house fire in a Lincolnshire village.

Emergency crews were called to the property on Main Road in Utterby, near Louth, at about 23:15 BST on Thursday.

Both the man, 92, and woman, 83, died at the scene, according to Lincolnshire Police.

Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were carrying out a joint investigation into the blaze.

Main Road has now been reopened after having been closed for several hours.

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A floral tribute has been left at the scene on Main Road in Utterby

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