Child dies after shed fire at Ringwood

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal fire in Ringwood this evening.

Emergency Services were called to an address on Belle Vue Avenue about 6pm on 24 September after reports of a fire.

Fire crews extinguished a blaze in a shed at the rear of the property where a young child was located deceased inside.

The child is believed to be a resident of the property.

The circumstances surrounding the fire are yet to be determined at this stage and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.auExternal Link.

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