A devastating house fire has hospitalised two people and destroyed the property’s roof.

The blaze took place at around 2am on Friday morning as officers were called to a house in Franklin Road, Headington.

Two people, a woman and a child, are currently in hospital receiving treatment.

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Police have remained on site all morning and into the afternoon alongside the fire service.

Forensics were also seen late on Friday morning attending the fire on Franklin Road.

A cordon put in place by police also remained in place throughout the night and currently remains in place.

The fire's cause is under investigation by fire officers and police.

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said: "At around 1.49am this morning (19/4) we received reports of a fire on Franklin Road, Headington.

"We are working with fire scene investigators to establish the cause of the fire, as well as carrying out house to house and CCTV enquiries.

"Two people were taken to hospital, where they remain at this time."