COUNTY NEWS: Elderly pair believed to have died in bungalow blaze

A huge number of firefighters and police attended

A huge number of firefighters and police attended

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The elderly occupants of a bungalow in Chidham are believed to be the victims of the fatal fire this morning (Saturday February 6).

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze, which took hold at the property in Maybush Drive at about 8.45am.

Two people died in a bungalow fire in Chidham

Two people died in a bungalow fire in Chidham

Detective chief inspector Mike Ashcroft from the Surrey and Sussex Major Crime team said: “Two people, believed to be the occupants of the house both in their 90s, have sadly died.

“An investigation is underway to how the fire started which at this stage is unexplained.”

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The couple's bodies were found in their burning bungalow in Maybush Drive, Chidham

The couple's bodies were found in their burning bungalow in Maybush Drive, Chidham

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