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Police find 'body' at scene of Milton house fire

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 6/05/2016
fire truck © RNZ / Alexander Robertson

Police believe a body has been discovered following a house fire south of Dunedin.

The fire, which started about 3.30am on Saturday, severely damaged the house in Milton, about 55km southwest of the city.

On Saturday afternoon police said they had discovered what appeared to be a body in the wreckage.

No details would be confirmed until the person had been identified and family members advised.

Fire investigators are also trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

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