A person died in a garage fire at a house in Masterton late
The garage, on Cameron Crescent in the Wairarapa town, was
being used as a sleep-out, fire service shift manager David
Fire-fighters were called to the blaze shortly before 11pm
and found the building well alight.
They pulled a person from inside the garage, but were unable
to resuscitate them.
No details about the gender or age of the person who died
were available, Mr Meikle said.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, but fire
investigators will begin an investigation today.