Two people dead after Coatesville house fire

Two people have died following a house fire in Coatesville this morning.

Emergency services were first notified of a fire shortly before 6.30am at a residential property on Mahoenui Valley Road.

Two people have been located deceased inside the property.

Police are currently on scene and will be carrying out a scene examination along with Fire and Emergency NZ investigators, who will work to establish the cause of the fire.

No further information is available at this stage.

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