One killed in Northland housefire

One person has been killed in a house fire in Northland.

Police are investigating the fatal house fire that occurred in Waimamaku yesterday evening.

"Police were called at 10.24pm to a fire at a residential address on Wekaweka Road.

"One person died at the scene.

"A scene guard is in place and a scene examination is taking place today."

Police will be making enquiries in conjunction with the fire service to establish the cause of the fire.