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Accidental fire claimed lives of mother and son in Wolverhampton

By Liam Keen | Wolverhampton | News | Published:

The fire at a Wolverhampton home that killed two people is being treated as accidental.

The scene of the fire

Flames ripped through the home on Deans Road, Eastfield, on Sunday morning.

Mohinder Kaur, in her 60s, and her son, Jaginder, aged in his 30s, were killed.

The scene of the fire

The husband – named locally as Surinder Pal – and the family dog survived the blaze.

He survived by climbing out of a window and onto the roof, before he was treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics.

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Residents smashed the front door to the property to try and save the family, but were only able to rescue the family dog.

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A number of flowers and messages have been left at the scene since the tragic incident.

Now, the fire service are treating it as accidental.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "Our investigators are treating the cause of Sunday's tragic fire in Wolverhampton as accidental and an inquest will be held in due course.

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"Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the two people who died."

Floral tributes have continued to grow at the scene.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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