Body located after house fire in Northmead

The body of a woman has been located following a house fire at Northmead this morning.

About 9.30am (Friday 14 January 2022), emergency services were called to a home at Hammers Road, Northmead, following reports of a house fire.

Fire & Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze.

The body of a woman was located inside. She is yet to be formally identified.

Officers attached to Parramatta Police Area Command established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.

Local road closures are in place and motorists are urged to avoid the area and check for updates.

A report will now be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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