Fatality in Waverley house fire

Fatality in Waverley house fire

Central

Yesterday around 12pm Police were called to assist the Fire Service in dealing with a large blaze on Okahutiria Road, Waverley, Taranaki.

The fire was put out and a scene guard was put in place overnight.

Police and Fire investigators have discovered a body while assessing the scene of the fire.

We are now working to establish the identity of the deceased and making enquiries into the circumstances of the blaze.

No further information is available.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre