Fatal House Fire
Emergency services were called to
a fatal house fire in Burden Grove, Wainuiomata at about 2am
The fire was limited to a single flat in a
complex of six, was well involved upon the arrival of the
fire crews and has been extensively damaged.
A search of
the address once the fire was extinguished found an
individual, whom is believed to be the sole elderly male
occupant of the flat deceased.
Police and fire staff
will be examining the scene this morning to determine the
cause of the
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