Man and woman die in Manchester house fire

Emergency services were called to Parsonage Road shortly before 2.30am this morning, Friday February 10, to a report of a house fire.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire.

A man and a woman sadly died at the scene. Their next-of-kin have been informed but formal identification and post-mortems are yet to take place.

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Three girls and one boy aged between 10 and 17 were taken to hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.

A man was also taken to hospital and he remains in a serious condition.

A joint investigation with GMFRS has been launched to establish the cause of the fire.

Credit: Matt O'Donoghue

Detective Inspector Tony Lea of GMP's City of Manchester Team said:

Credit: Matt O'Donoghue
  • Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 140 10/02/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.