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Father and ten-year-old daughter die in house fire in Hull

The scene of the tragic house fire in Wensley Avenue Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A father and his ten-year-old daughter have died in a fire at a house in Hull, Humberside Police have confirmed.

Emergency services were called to Wensley Avenue, off Cottingham Road just before 8am this morning.

Fire crews managed to get the two people out of the house but the man was pronounced dead at the scene and the ten-year-old girl, whose age was originally given as eight, was taken to hospital but she later died.

An investigation is underway to find out the cause of the fire.

Matt Price has the latest from the scene.