Agra: A couple in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city was burnt to death in a fire that broke out in their house, police said Thursday.

Neighbours said they saw flames leaping out of their room late Wednesday and informed police. The fire in the Jagdishpura area was contained around midnight.

The dead - Umesh Dhakar, 35, and Sheela, 30, were from Bharatpur district of Rajasthan and worked as welders.