Two people die after farm fire in Babell, Flintshire

Two people, believed to be a man and a woman, have died after a farm fire in Flintshire in the early hours of the morning.

A member of the public raised the alarm at 01:45 GMT after seeing flames at Gors Farm on the outskirts of Babell village near Holywell.

North Wales Police and North Wales Fire and Rescue service are conducting a joint investigation into the blaze.

The property is a farmhouse although it is not a working farm.

Fire crews from Holywell, Flint and Deeside attended the incident.

Crime scene

Home Office pathologist Brian Rogers is also at the scene but it is unlikely the bodies will be formally identified on Friday.

Family have been informed.

North Wales Police said the property was currently being treated as a crime scene.

The area has been sealed off while investigations continue.