Police investigate after fatal fire at Orange

A woman has died following a house fire in the state’s central west.

Just after 4pm (Saturday 4 February 2023), emergency services were called to Brooklands Drive, Orange, following reports of a house alight.

NSW Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze a short time later.

A body was found inside the home and is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be a woman aged in her 50s.

Officers attached to Central West Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

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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