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Fatal bungalow fire in Redesdale

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal fire in Redesdale this morning. Emergency services were called to a residence… Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal fire in Redesdale this morning.

Emergency services were called to a residence on North Redesdale Road just after 4am following reports of a fire.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze and following an inspection of the property a deceased male was located.

The deceased is believed to be a resident of the bungalow and is yet to be formally identified.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined however at this stage, it is not being treated as suspicious.

Police will now prepare a report for the Coroner.

Anyone with further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Belinda Batty

Media Officer

50124/2016