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Two dead in Wolverhampton house fire in early hours of Easter Day

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West Midlands Fire Service has confirmed that two people have died in a house fire in the early hours of this morning.

Just after 3:00 this morning, crews were called to a house fire on Deans Road in Wolverhampton.

One man and one woman were pronounced dead at the scene.

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Another man was rescued from the property by the fire service and was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.

The first fire appliance arrived at the incident after 3 minutes and 38 seconds.

The service have described the incident as a "severe fire on the 1st floor of the property."

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The fire service and police investigators are working together to understand the circumstances of the incident. They say their thoughts go out to the family and friends of the deceased.