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A British couple aged 84 and 78 have been killed in a home hearth in a Costa Blanca resort north of Benidorm.

Firefighters and different emergency providers raced to the scene after being alerted by a neighbour in Denia however they later discovered the our bodies inside.

Police are investigating the reason for the blaze however are mentioned to consider it began by accident.

And native experiences advised it started with a cigarette that wasn’t put out correctly.

The alarm was solely raised shortly earlier than 11am yesterday however well-placed sources mentioned there have been clues the hearth occurred a number of
days earlier.

The neighbour who raised the alarm is known to have instructed the emergency providers she didn’t see flames however was involved as a result of the within of the home windows have been blackened.

There was hypothesis the property might have been smouldering for days.

The property the place the couple’s our bodies have been discovered is on a residential property often known as Urbanizacion Betlems, close to the landmark Montgo Mountain, Alicante province.

It is just not clear if the couple lived in the home completely or used it as a vacation residence.

Post-mortem investigations will now comply with.

Port metropolis Denia lies 33 miles from Benidorm and is considered a gateway to the Balearics.