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Man dies after house fire – Tweed Heads 

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A man has died following a fire at a home at Tweed Heads this morning.

About 9.15am (Tuesday 1 May 2018), emergency services were called to a unit in Flamingo Place, following reports the building was well alight.

Fire & Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze; however, the unit was destroyed.

Following a search of the home, officers from Tweed/Byron Police District found the body of a man, believed to be aged in his 60s.

The cause of the fire is under investigation; however, initial inquiries suggest it is not suspicious.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.


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