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Deceased person found in Epping fire

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14 Mar 2017
MFB and CFA firefighters have located a deceased person following a house fire in Epping this morning.

Crews received several Triple Zero (000) calls from neighbours after smoke was seen issuing from a two storey house in Lantern Close just before 10am.

Firefighters in breathing apparatus conducted a search of the house and found a deceased person inside.

Victoria Police has been notified and is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

Firefighters managed to stop the fire spreading to neighbouring properties and the incident was declared under control within 45 minutes.

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