Two Men Die In Lowestoft House Fire

26 June 2017, 17:20

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Two men have died following a fire at a home in Stanley Street in Lowestoft this morning.

Police were contacted by the fire service just after 1.15am this morning

Two men – one aged 60 and the other 62 – were taken to the James Paget hospital but both died a short time later.

The fire is not thought to be suspicious.

A report will now be prepared for the coroner and inquests will be opened in due course.

A police and fire investigation into the cause of the blaze is underway and a cordon is currently in place at the scene. 

Anyone who may have any information about the incident is asked to call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting CAD number 24 of today, 26 June.