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Two Dead in Werribee House Fire

Werribee house fire

Police are investigating a fatal house fire in Werribee this morning.

Emergency services were called to a house fire at approximately 7.15am this morning 26th of November.

Firefighters arrived at the double-storey house on Manor Street in Werribee to a person who was unconscious and not breathing at the front of the house. The person was given CPR but unfortunately died at the scene.

A witness at the scene said an explosion occurred at the property shortly before, smashing a hole in an upstairs window.

Black smoke was seen issuing from the upstairs room.

A second person was also found to be deceased at the scene.

A third male resident was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The exact circumstances surrounding the fire are yet to be determined and investigations remain ongoing.

Any witnesses, anyone with CCTV/dashcam or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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