Fatal fire in Burnside

Police and emergency services responded to a house fire on Strickland Crescent in Burnside this afternoon, Victoria Police say.

It is believed the fire started around midday, the cause at this stage is unknown.

A 37-year-old man, an occupant of the house, died at the scene.

The three other occupants of the house were taken to hospital as a precaution.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined and is being investigated.

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