Police were informed about the fire shortly before 4.00pm yesterday, which had trapped a man and a woman on the upper floor. Firefighting crews were on the scene late into the night fighting the flames and securing the area. They were able to reach the upper floor only this morning, confirming the two had lost their lives.
The site has been formally handed over to the police, who are investigating the incident. The cause of the fire is still unknown. The individuals in custody will be questioned later today.