10 Oct 2010

Fatal house fire

3:21 pm on 10 October 2010

A person is dead after a fire in a two-storey house in the Auckland suburb of Otahuhu.

The Fire Service says it received a number of emergency calls about the blaze in Albert Street, shortly after 11pm on Saturday.

Six fire engines and about 20 fire fighters attended the blaze.

One person died at the scene and another was taken to hospital with serious injuries.