One dead in Tauranga house fire

One person has died in a fatal house fire in the Tauranga suburb of Maungatapu. Photo credit: SunLive
One person has died in a fatal house fire in the Tauranga suburb of Maungatapu. Photo credit: SunLive

One person has died in a house fire in the Tauranga suburb of Maungatapu.

Fire crews were called to the scene on Moiri Place just before 1pm on Tuesday.

The house was "well involved" when firefighters arrived, and has since been contained.

Specialist investigators are on their way to the house, a fire service spokesperson told Newshub.

Newshub.