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Couple who died in house fire named

Married couple William and Eileen Volume died in their home on Thorpe Road in Carlton Village Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The couple who died in a fire on Teesside on Thursday have been named as 88-year-old William Volume and his wife Eileen Volume, 89.

They lived in Carlton Village for over fifty years.

Results from post-mortem examinations concluded that the couple died as a result of smoke inhalation.

Investigations continue into Teesside fire

Investigations are continuing into a fire which killed an elderly couple on Teesside Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Investigations are continuing into a fire which killed an elderly couple on Teesside.

The pensioners died in a bedroom of their house in Carlton Village near Stockton yesterday morning.

Police say that so far there is no evidence to suggest that the cause of the blaze is suspicious.

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Investigation launched after "severe" fatal fire

Shortly after 5am Cleveland Fire Brigade were called to a house fire in Carlton Village,Stockton.

On arrival fire crews were presented with a severe fire in which there were two fatalities.

Five appliances attended which were from Stockton,Thornaby and Middlesbrough Stations.

Crews left the scene at approximately 8.45am.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and a joint investigation team has been established between Cleveland Fire Brigade and Cleveland Police.

– Cleveland Fire Brigade

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