One person dead in house bus fire in Westland

9:08 am on 20 February 2024
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Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

A person has died in a house bus fire in the South Island's Westland.

Police said emergency services were called to a property in Blue Spur about 4am on Monday.

One person was able to escape the bus unharmed, but a second person was later found dead.

Police said it would help Fire and Emergency New Zealand determine the cause and circumstances surrounding the fire.