Fatal unit fire - Stockton
Monday, 26 July 2021 07:18:53 AM
An investigation is underway after a body was found following a unit fire at Newcastle this morning.
Just after 5am (Monday 26 July 2021), emergency services were called to Fullerton Street, Stockton, following reports of a unit fire.
The fire was extinguished by crews from Fire and Rescue NSW.
Following a search of the building, a body was located, which is yet to be formally identified.
There are no other reports of injuries.
Officers from Newcastle City Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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