Two dead after horror fire rips through home on Christmas Day

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Two bodies have been found after a devastating Christmas Day house fire.

Emergency services were called to the remote farmhouse in an affluent village at 9.10am this morning, Boxing Day.

Police are still working to determine if anyone else is inside the West Chiltington property in West Sussex.

The fire has now been put out as an investigation into what happened has been launched.

It is thought to have been started yesterday. The building is still being investigated to make sure it is safe.

A police spokesman said: “Fire engines from the local area arrived quickly at the scene, and a section of the road has been closed as emergency services continue to work together.

“Two people have sadly been confirmed deceased at the scene.”

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