Bradford house fire kills two as West Yorkshire Police to investigate cause

File image of ambulances
File image of ambulances

West Yorkshire Police arrived at the scene shortly after 6:30am on Monday

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Two people have died in a horror house fire in Bradford on Monday.

West Yorkshire Police attended the scene in Ringwood Road, Bradford shortly after 6:30am.

But despite their best efforts, a man and woman were later confirmed dead, the force said.

A West Yorkshire Police statement said: "Emergency services were called to the scene of a house fire at Ringwood Road, Bradford at 6:38am this morning (28/3/22).

"Sadly, it was later confirmed that two people had died as a result of the blaze. Investigations are currently ongoing to find the cause."

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, who also attended the scene, said: "We were called to reports of a house fire on Ringwood Road in Bradford at 06.35 this morning.

"Three crews attended, two from Bradford, one from Odsal.

“Crews rescued two casualties from a property who were both handed over to ambulance crews on scene."

The investigation as to the cause of the fire is ongoing, police say.