Car explosion in Queenstown, one killed

Police have confirmed one person died in a car fire in Queenstown on Tuesday night, when the car exploded.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Jardine Park in Kelvin Heights at 9:30pm on Tuesday.

Queenstown, Fire
The car still remains at Jardine Park on Wednesday morning. Photo credit: Newshub

Armed police blocked off the entire suburb while the fire service put out the blaze.

A fire investigator is at the scene on Wednesday morning, and police say they cannot speculate on how the fire may have started.

Newshub.