Body located after house fire at Hurstville

The body of a man has been located following a house fire in Sydney’s south today.

Just before 8am (Wednesday 15 September 2021), emergency services were called to a home at The Avenue, Hurstville, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze and located the body of a man inside the home.

He is yet to be formally identified.

Officers from St George Police Area Command established a crime scene and launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the blaze.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information about the fire to come forward.

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.

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