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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

One dead in Merriwa house fire

Police have located a body following a house fire in the Upper Hunter today.

Emergency services were called to a rural property on Mountain Station Road at about 9.15am today, following reports a home was fully engulfed in flames.

Crews from the NSW Rural Fire Service and Fire and Rescue NSW worked to extinguish the blaze for several hours.

A body was located inside the property; it is yet to be formally identified.

Police are not treating the incident as suspicious.