Fatal unit fire at Huonville

Sadly police can confirm a person has died in a unit fire at Huonville this afternoon.

Police and emergency services were called to the fire on Sale Street just before 2pm.

The unit was fully engulfed by fire when police and Tasmania Fire Service crews arrived and a person’s body was located inside.

A formal identification has not yet been conducted but it is believed the deceased is the woman who lived at the residence.

TFS fire investigators will conduct an investigation to determine the cause of the fire.

A formal identification of the deceased will be conducted and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Our thoughts and condolences are with the loved ones of the person who died.

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