29 Jan 2011

Fatal house fire in Christchurch

10:10 am on 29 January 2011

One person died at the scene of a house fire in Christchurch on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the home in Sawyers Arms Road just before 6am.

Police say a person in the house was brought out by firefighters but died shortly afterwards.

The death has been referred to the coroner.