Woman dies after New Plymouth house fire

Source: 1News

A woman has died after a house fire in New Plymouth last night.

Emergency services were called to the fire on Devon St at around 11pm.

Police said the woman was found dead the scene.

"Inquiries into the circumstances of the fire and her death are underway," a police spokesperson said.

A spokesperson for St John Ambulance said it treated two people.

One person with serious injuries was taken to Taranaki Base Hospital, while another person with minor injuries was treated at the scene.

Police remain at the scene on Saturday carrying out a scene examination.