Body found at scene of burnt Franz Josef house

  • 14/09/2016

A body has been found at the scene of the fire which ripped through a house and mechanical workshop in Franz Joesph on Tuesday night.

Police were alerted to a raging house fire in Franz Josef around 7:30pm when a woman called saying her partner was driving a bulldozer over their property and the house was ablaze.

Formal identification is yet to be completed, however police believe the body is the man who lived at the property.

Police say they are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident.