Fire claims life of 77 year-old

April 30, 2024 10:31 am in by

A fire investigation will commence on Tuesday morning to determine the cause of ma fire at Tarleton on Monday in which a man died.

Police and emergency services responded to a vegetation fire on Henslowe Street around 3.45 pm.

The fire was quickly extinguished, with man’s body located near the fire.

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Police say a formal identification has yet to be conducted, but they believe the victim is the 77 year-old man who lived on the property.

The formal identification will be conducted on Tuesday.

Police are preparing a report for the coroner.