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Bodies discovered in North Finchley house fire

Two bodies have been found by fire crews tackling a fire in north London.

Six fire engines and more than 35 firefighters were called to the house in Fallow Court Avenue, North Finchley, just after 06:00 GMT.

The fire damaged most of the ground and first floor as well as the staircase and roof of the semi-detached property.

Firefighters found a woman's body in the kitchen and a man's body in a bedroom on the first floor. The fire is being treated as "unexplained".

Robin Punt reports.

  • 22 Jan 2013
  • From the section London