10 Jul 2009

One dead, nine rescued from New Plymouth fire

10:18 pm on 10 July 2009

A person is dead after a house fire in New Plymouth on Friday night.

The Fire Service responded to the blaze on Bulteel Street near Pukekura Park just before 8pm.

A police spokesperson says one person is dead and nine people were rescued from the building.

Fire safety officers are investigating.