Police investigate fatal house fire in Tyaak

Arson and Explosives Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire that claimed the lives of three people in Tyaak last night.

Emergency services were called to a house fire on Cunninghams Road about 11.40pm.

It is believed 13 people were staying at the holiday property and a number of people were taken to hospital with injuries.

A 33-year-old man and a six-year-old boy died at the scene.

A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The exact circumstances surrounding the fire are yet to be determined and a crime scene has been established.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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