A serious house fire in Bolton has left ‘multiple dead’ and a family have reportedly been taken to hospital. Police and firefighters are at the scene of a terraced house in the Daubhill area of the town. The scene has been completely sealed off.
A witness nearby tweeted a picture of a ladder resting against a blackened house with paramedics standing near a plastic screen covering. Local news is reporting there have been understands that there have sadly been multiple fatalities with an entire family being taken to hospital.
The public are being urged to stay away from the area. Reports on social media reveal there is a large presence of police at the scene and surrounding roads have been closed off.