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One dead in Auckland house fire

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 21/09/2015

A man failed to respond to emergency services and died as a result of a fire in an apartment block on Swanson Road, Ranui, Auckland, New Zealand, Monday, September 21, 2015. © SNPA / Hayden Woodward A man failed to respond to emergency services and died as a result of a fire in an apartment block on Swanson Road, Ranui, Auckland, New Zealand, Monday, September 21, 2015. A man has died following a west Auckland house fire.

Paramedics found the man in the driveway at the Ranui home on Monday evening and performed CPR on him.

They were unable to revive him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

Five fire trucks were initially sent to extinguish the blaze, with two still battling to put the flames out.

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