Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Video: Homicide team called in after two found dead in South Surrey house fire

Blaze started Thursday afternoon

Police say two people are dead after a house fire in South Surrey on Thursday afternoon.

The fire, in a large residence near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection, is being investigated by the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT).

It is being deemed suspicious.

Surrey firefighters responded to a fire just before 2 p.m.

They found heavy smoke from the building and called in a second alarm for additional manpower.

According to a witness at the scene, a woman was found by fire crews at the scene.

Anyone with information can call the to IHIT Helpline at 1-877-551-4448.

More to come…

 

Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)

Surrey Fire Department, EMS and RCMP respond to house fire near the 28B Avenue and 174A Street intersection in South Surrey Thursday afternoon. (Shane MacKichan photos)