Two people die after house fire in Maghull, Sefton

Bridge Farm Drive, Maghull Image copyright Google
Image caption An investigation into the blaze on Bridge Farm Drive in Maghull is being carried out by police and fire officers (Google image)

Two people have died following a house fire in Sefton, Merseyside.

A man and a woman, both aged in their 40s, were found unconscious and not breathing when firefighters arrived at the scene in Maghull late on Saturday evening.

They were taken to University Hospital Aintree, but both were pronounced dead.

An investigation is now under way to establish the cause of the fire on Bridge Farm Drive near Deyes Lane, said Merseyside Fire and Rescue.

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