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Fatal house fire


Fatal house fire

Shortly before 0100 hours this morning the Fire Service were called to a residential house in Dimock Street, Titahi Bay.

They were called by a neighbour who heard glass breaking and shouting from inside the address. The house was fully engulfed in fire by the time of their arrival.

Whilst putting out the blaze the Fire Officers discovered a body inside the premises.

The property has been secured for a forensic examination this morning.
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