Body found in burned caravan

A BODY has been found after a caravan erupted into flames near Port Stephens.

Emergency crews were called to a property on Booral Road at Girva around 7.00pm on Thursday following reports a caravan was on fire.

Fire and Rescue crews managed to extinguish the blaze; however, the body of a man was discovered inside the caravan.


The man has not yet been formally identified.

A crime scene has been established with investigations into the cause of the fire ongoing.

Police say that at this stage, the fire is not believed to be suspicious.