Two killed in Walthamstow house fire

Two men have died in a fire at a two-storey mid-terrace house in east London.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) said 20 firefighters tackled the blaze at the house in Woodlands Road in Walthamstow at about 23:00 BST on Wednesday.

The men were rescued from the house, but pronounced dead at the scene. Parts of the ground floor, first floor and the loft were damaged by the blaze.

LFB and the police are investigating the cause of the fire.

The blaze was brought under control in the early hours of Thursday.

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