A father and his 10-year-old daughter have been killed in a house fire in Hull, police have confirmed.
Emergency services were rushed to the scene of the incident in Wensley Avenue at 7.50am on Saturday morning to reports of a fire in a house.
Humberside Police have since confirmed that the man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the girl was rushed to hospital where she later died.
House fire on Wensley Avenue, #Hull— Humberside Police (@Humberbeat) January 25, 2020
Emergency services were called at 7.50am today. Tragically 2 people have died. A man died at the scene & an 8 year-old girl taken to hospital, has also sadly died.
Any info that helps our investigations call 101 quote log 127 25/1/20.
A spokesperson for the force said a guard would be in place throughout the day as officers and Humberside Fire and Rescue work together to establish the cause of the fire.
A spokesman for the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said: “We pulled out an adult male, and what we now know is his 10-year-old daughter, and tragically both lives were lost to the fire,” he said.
“We’re working with police colleagues on the scene. We have got fire investigation officers there who will be working tirelessly throughout today.”
He added the father and daughter were the only two people in the property at the time of the blaze.
They have asked anyone with any information relevant to the investigation to call 101, quoting log 127 25 January 2020.
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