Two dead in Dunedin blaze believed to be couple

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Two people have died in a house fire in Dunedin this morning. 

Fire and Emergency New Zealand were called to the fire just after 5am.
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The early morning fire ripped through the Wesley St home.

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A neighbour told 1NEWS a man believed to be in his 40s and his partner in her 30s were those who died. 

It was also reported a third resident was in the front of the house but managed to escape with assistance of a neighbour. 

The early morning fire ripped through the Wesley St home.
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A fire spokesperson confirmed the double fatality, saying they were called at 5.15am from a neighbouring property in the south of the city.

They arrived to the property and said crews could see the glow in the night sky from the flames.

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