Man dies in housefire - Monaro PD

Monday, 12 December 2022 04:14:50 PM

A man has died in a house fire in the state’s Monaro region today.

Just before 12.30pm today (Monday 12 December 2022), emergency services were called to a home at the corner of Willow Road and Wattle Avenue, Captains Flat, where they found a home well alight.

A male resident was pulled from the house by Rural Fire Service members; however, he died at the scene.

The body is yet to be formally identified, but is believed to be that of the occupant, a man aged in his 60s.

Officers from Monaro Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to call Queanbeyan Police.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.