One killed in Christchurch house fire
Firefighters are battling to bring a fatal house fire under control in Christchurch.
One person's been killed after the blaze broke out around four this morning on Cashel Street in Linwood.
A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said three crews responded.
"Fire crews arrived to find the house well-involved in fire. It's been confirmed one person has been found deceased."
An investigator will look into the cause later on Monday morning.