One Person Dies Following House Fire In Far North
Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Dalzell, Northland Police
One person has sadly died following a house fire at a property on Taemaro Road, Taemaro Bay, in the Far North overnight.
Emergency services were alerted about 10.30pm last night.
Police can now confirm a woman and the only occupant of the home, aged 72, has died.
Police are working to establish the circumstances around her death and are currently conducting a scene examination along with Fire and Emergency investigators.
A post-mortem is expected be carried out today.
While our enquiries are in their very early stages, the death is not being treated as suspicious.