Body located after house fire at Merriwa

Police have located a body following a house fire in the Upper Hunter today.

Emergency services were called to a rural property on Mountain Station Road, Merriwa, about 9.15am today (Wednesday 12 August 2020), following reports a home was fully engulfed in flames.

Crews from NSW Rural Fire Service and Fire and Rescue NSW worked to extinguish the blaze for several hours.

A body was located inside the property; it is yet to be formally identified.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.

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

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