Person dies in fatal house fire, Yamba

A 66-YEAR-OLD woman is understood to have died in a house fire in Yamba on Saturday night.

At about 11.30pm, emergency services were called to the blaze on Yamba's Carrs Dv.

A body was found inside the dwelling and while the deceased is yet to be formally identified police believe it was the 66-year-old woman who lived at the address.

A brief will be prepared for the coroner

A crime scene was established and examined by specialist forensic officers.

At this stage, the cause of the fire is unknown.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/ 

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