Man dies in Palm Grove fire

Fire season starts Sunday.

29 September 2017

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A 61 year old man has died in a fire at Palm Grove.


About 2.15 this afternoon, police and emergency services were called to a property on Platypus Creek Lane, Palm Grove, after reports of an out an of control fire.


Police attended and located a man deceased. Rural Fire Service (RFS) personnel are on scene working to contain the fire.


Initial inquiries suggest the man was conducting a private burn on his own property at the time of the incident, in which a woman was also injured. NewsCorp reports she has been transported to hospital with injuries associated with smoke inhalation.


A crime scene established and an investigation is underway.


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