Man dies in Nambucca Heads housefire

Report being prepared for coroner

A man has died during a house fire in Nambucca Heads this morning.

Just after 8am, Police and Fire and Rescue crews were called to the scene on Banksia Crescent, following reports of a house fire at Grevilia Close.

The Guardian reports Firefighting crews from Nambucca Heads, Bowraville, Macksville and the Rural Fire Service fought the blaze, while personnel wearing breathing apparatus' found the body of a man inside the house, providing initial medical attention until the ambulance arrived.

The Police media unit has since confirmed the man inside did not survive, and is yet to be formally identified.

Fire and Rescue NSW MNC Inspector Tony Lenthall says the matter has been handed over to police, and inquiries are continuing.