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Man, 61, found dead after a back-burn spun out of control

  • A 61-year-man was found dead by his son after a fire at his Palm Grove home
  • Police believe the man was conducting a back-burn of his property on Friday
  • Massive plumes of smoke could be seen billowing in the air above the house 

A family is in mourning after the body of a man who died in a fire at a Central Coast property was found by his son.

A 61-year-old man died in a fire at Palm Grove, New South Wales on Friday.

Police and Rural Fire Service Crews arrived at the strongly burning blaze about 2.15pm.

A woman has been taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, according to the Daily Telegraph. 

A family is in mourning after the body of a man who died in a fire at a Central Coast property was found by his son

Police and Rural Fire Service Crews arrived at the strongly burning blaze about 2.15pm

Police and Rural Fire Service Crews arrived at the strongly burning blaze about 2.15pm

The man is believed to have been conducting a back-burn of his property.

His body was first discovered by his son, while his pregnant daughter was rushed away from the scene, according to 7 News.

Massive plumes of smoke could be seen billowing in the air above the fire.

Police and emergency crews are working to establish the cause of the out-of-control blaze. 

Police and emergency crews are working to establish the cause of the out-of-control blaze

Police and emergency crews are working to establish the cause of the out-of-control blaze

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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