1 May 2017

Fatal house fire in Tirau

9:16 am on 1 May 2017

One person has died overnight in a house fire in the Waikato town of Tirau.

It took four crews 30 minutes to contain the fire which broke out in a single-storey Little Street house at about 3.30am.

The Fire Service said the dead person was found during a search of the house.

Police and the fire service are investigating the blaze.