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A man and a woman have been killed in a fire in south London.
Firefighters found two bodies when they were called in the early hours of this morning to a blaze on Streatham High Road.
An advertising haording and wasteland behind it were on fire.
A man aged 54 suffering burns was taken to a south London hospital where his condition is understood to be critical after the fire in Streatham.
Police inquiries are underway after two bodies were found at the scene of the fire, on waste ground at Streatham High Road SW16, near the junction with Lewin Road.
Police were called to the scene at around 2.30am this morning.
London Fire Brigade extinguished the fire.
The Met say post-mortems will be scheduled in due course.
Firefighters were called to a fire affecting some wasteland on Streatham High Road in the early hours of this morning. Two bodies were found at the scene. A third person was injured and is in hospital.
Two fire engines and around 10 firefighters from Norbury Fire Station went to the scene. The Fire Brigade was called at 2.11am and the incident was over by 3.34am.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brigade’s fire investigation unit and the Metropolitan Police.