Man killed in Wellsford van fire named

Photo / File photo
Photo / File photo

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

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 of Gerhard Anton Unterlauf, 58, in the vehicle.

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

- APNZ

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