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One seriously burned in Timaru fire

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 20/08/2016

One person has been taken to hospital with serious burns following a house fire in Timaru.

Four fire crews were called to the blaze on Church Street at about 6am on Sunday.

A Fire Service spokesman said the sole occupant had been woken by a smoke alarm, but was burned while trying to flee the building.

Fire investigators were on the scene trying to find out the cause of the blaze on Sunday morning.

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