Investigations commence following fatal caravan fire - Central Coast

Monday, 16 August 2021 09:19:19 PM

A woman has died in a fire at a caravan park on the Central Coast tonight.

Emergency services were called to the caravan park in Johns Road, Wadalba, just after 8pm (Monday 16 August 2021), following reports of a fire.

On arrival officers found a caravan well alight. Fire and Rescue NSW officers extinguished the blaze which caused significant damage to the van.

The body of a woman, believed to be aged in her 50s, was located inside.

A man, also aged in his 50s, was found outside suffering minor burns to his hands. He was treated for shock and smoke inhalation before being taken to Gosford Hospital for further treatment.

A crime scene has been established as inquiries into the fire commence by officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District.

Inquiries continue.

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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.