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A 66-year-old woman died after her house in Yamba was gutted by fire on Saturday night.

Emergency services responded to reports of a home ablaze on Carrs Drive, Yamba, around 11.30pm and Fire and Rescue NSW crews extinguished it soon after.

A body was found inside the house.

The dead woman is yet to be formally identified, but police believe she lived at the address.

A crime scene was established and examined by forensic officers but at this stage the cause of the fire is unknown.

The Coroner is investigating.

 

 


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