Vermont State police say 2 people died in a house fire in Bethel

VT officials are still investigating the cause of the fire

Two people were found dead in a house fire Tuesday morning in Bethel, Vermont State Police said.

The fire was reported at 5:23 a.m. and when fire crews arrived the brick home was fully engulfed in flames, police said.

As they fought the fire, firefighters found the bodies of a man and a woman, both in their 70s, inside the home, police said.

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A fire at a house in Bethel, Vermont, killed two people who were both in their 70s.

A fire at a house in Bethel, Vermont, killed two people who were both in their 70s.

Their names were being withheld while relatives are notified, police said. Autopsies will be performed.

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The cause and origin of the fire had not yet been determined.