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Police investigate following fatal house fire - Orana Mid-Western PD

Wednesday, 03 November 2021 03:29:28 PM

Police are investigating after a body was found following a house fire in the state’s west overnight.

About 11.30pm on Tuesday (2 November 2021), emergency services were called to a home on Tucka Tucka Street, Quambone, following reports of a house fire.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and found the home well alight.

NSW Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze a short time later.

A body was located inside the home, however, has not been formally identified.

The occupant, a man aged in his 70’s, remains unaccounted for.

A crime scene was established and police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Inquiries are continuing.

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.