A joint police and fire investigation was launched today (Sunday, March 29) after two women and a man were hurt in a blaze in Hemel Hempstead.
Two air ambulances were called to take the casualties to hospital from the house in Stuart’s Close.
Detective inspector Iain MacPherson, from the Beds, Cambs and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: “Police were called at 12.34pm to reports of injuries to several adults in a property in Stuarts Close, Hemel Hempstead.
“Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were already in attendance as there was a fire at the address. Officers and paramedics attended and three casualties were found, two women and a man.
“Detectives are investigating the circumstances and forensic officers and the fire investigation team are at the location as part of this.”
Police asked local people to avoid the area.