Fatal house fire in East Maitland

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a fatal house fire at East Maitland.

Emergency Services were called to the unit on Thompson Street about 2am today (Saturday 12 January 2019).

The premises was extinguished and the body of a 53-year-old man was located inside.

Inquiries into the fire continue, however it does not appear to be suspicious.

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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