Two people have died in a house fire in Walthamstow. 

The London Fire Brigade's control officers received nine individual 999 calls about the fire in Forest Road on April 21. 

Two people were found inside the home by firefighters and were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from the London Ambulance Service. 

The first call reporting the fire came in at 10.25pm and by 12.22am, the fire had been extinguished. 

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The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police and the London Fire Brigade. 

Forty firefighters from stations in Walthamstow, Woodford, Leyton, and Tottenham were dispatched to the blaze. 

The two-storey end terraced home and half of the roof were destroyed in the fire.