Fatal house fire in Toowoomba, QLD

A man has died following a house fire in Toowoomba this afternoon, May 31.

Emergency services were called to the Wallace Street property in Newtown at approximately 3pm to reports of a house fire.

A 89-year-old man was pulled from the fire but was declared deceased at the scene.

Initial investigations indicate the fire is non-suspicious; however, investigations into the cause are ongoing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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