Man dies in house fire, NSW

A man has died in a house fire in Sydney’s Inner West overnight, NSW Police say.

Shortly before 2.30am (Tuesday 28 August 2018), emergency services were called to a house on Henley Marine Drive, near City West Link, Rodd Point, after reports of a house fire.

On arrival officers located a house well alight.

The two occupants inside the home, a mother and her adult son – managed to escape the blaze, however, it appears the son went back inside the home to fight the fire and suffered fatal injuries.

Fire & Rescue NSW officers remain on scene and continue to extinguish the fire.

A crime scene has been established and an investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway by officers from Burwood Police Area Command.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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