Woman dies after house fire at Goonellabah

A woman has died following a house fire in the state’s Northern Rivers.

About 6.30pm yesterday (Wednesday 17 August 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Dudley Drive, Goonellabah, following reports of a house fire.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District attended, along with Fire and Rescue NSW, and found a house well alight.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze before emergency crews located the body of a woman inside; she is yet to be formally identified.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District have established a crime scene and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the fire.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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