12 December 2022

Investigation underway after man dies in Captain's Flat house fire

| Claire Fenwicke
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Several Rural Fire Service crews (not pictured) were called to the house fire. Photo: Queanbeyan City Rural Fire Brigade Facebook.

A man has died after his body was pulled from a house on fire in the Queanbeyan-Palerang area.

Emergency services were called to a home on the corner of Willow Road and Wattle Avenue, Captains Flat, at about 12:30 pm today (12 December).

When they arrived the house was ablaze.

While the body is yet to be identified, it is believed to be the occupant of the home, a man aged in his 60s.

A crime scene has been established with police investigating how the fire started.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact Queanbeyan Police on 6298 0599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information could be provided anonymously.

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