Fatal house fire

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a fatal house fire at East Maitland today.

Emergency Services were called to the unit on Thompson Street about 2am on Saturday, January 12.

The premises was extinguished and the body of a 53-year-old man was located inside.

Inquiries into the fire continue, however it does not appear to be suspicious.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000