Man perishes in caravan fire

FIRE has consumed a caravan near Mudgee in Central West NSW, killing a man sleeping inside.

The caravan went up in flames on a property off Goolma Road at Guntawang about 5.20am on Saturday.

In a statement, police confirmed a man aged in his 70s died at the scene.


Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

They have declared a crime scene although say the fire is not being treated as suspicious.

Investigators will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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