Emergency crews responding to fatal house fire – South Coast

A body has been found following a house fire on the state’s South Coast this morning.

About 3.15am (Sunday 6 December 2020), emergency services were called to a home on Dell Parade, Moruya Heads, about 30km south of Batemans Bay, following reports of an explosion and a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW attended and after the blaze was extinguished, a body was located inside the home.

The body is yet to be formally identified, however, is believed to be the occupant, a man aged in his 80s.

Officers from South Coast Police District have established a crime scene and an investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.

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.

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