Person dies in van fire in Wellsford

A person has died in a van fire in Wellsford early today.

Northern fire communications shift manager Colin Underdown said fire crews were called to the parked van in an alley behind Rodney Street in Wellsford, just before 5am.

Fire officers then found a body in the vehicle, Mr Underdown said.

It was not known whether the person was a man or a woman.

Fire investigation officers and police have launched an inquiry into the blaze.


- Northern Advocate

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