Fatal Dunedin house fire

Fatal Dunedin house fire

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Police are working with Fire and Emergency New Zealand to determine the cause of a fatal house fire in Wesley Street, Dunedin this morning. 
 
Emergency services were called to the fire at around 5.20am.   Tragically, we found two occupants deceased in the house. 
 
We are working to formally identify the two deceased and inform family members. 
 
Police are currently treating the fire as unexplained and we would like to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area around the time of the fire. 
 
If you can help, please call Dunedin Police on 03 471 4800. Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 
 
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Issued by Police Media Centre.