10 Oct 2012

Person killed in house fire

10:38 pm on 10 October 2012

A person has died in a house fire in the small town of Tikitiki in the Gisborne region.

The Fire Service says crews had to be called in from several areas to fight the blaze and a shortage of water hampered their efforts to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the blaze is unknown and police are investigating.