16 Aug 2015

One dead in Waitara house fire

7:10 am on 16 August 2015

One person has died in a house fire north of New Plymouth.

The Fire Service was called to the scene in Waitara just after 10pm yesterday.

A spokesperson said when crews arrived it was too dangerous to immediately enter the home.

When they were able to go into the house, they found one person dead. No-one else was in the property.

Scene investigations are underway.