Fatal House Fire
Sunday, 16 March 2014 - 9:04am
about 04:45am this morning, Police and Fire staff attended a
house fire on the Bluff Highway in Invercargill, having been
alerted to the fire by a passing member of the
Upon arrival, staff confirmed that both the
dwelling and a second structure, located on the same
section, were ablaze. A body was subsequently located on the
property, deceased, and a number of the occupants of the
dwelling were also transported to Invercargill hospital for
treatment related to smoke inhalation.
into the incident has commenced and Police and Fire staff
will be at the scene today.
Police will not be releasing
any further information at this stage as the investigation
is in the very early stages and Next-of-Kin need to be
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