7 Feb 2010

Body found in Auckland house fire

10:49 am on 7 February 2010

One person has been found dead following a house fire in Papatoetoe, South Auckland.

When fire crews arrived at the Pamir Rd house, at about 3.30am on Sunday, they found a bedroom alight and heavy smoke throughout the house. One person was found dead.

The Fire Service says smoke alarms in the house were not working.