Body of man found after shed fire in NSW

The body of a man has been found inside a shed which had been destroyed by fire at Berkley, south of Wollongong, on Tuesday night.

Fire crews rushed to Essex Street around 10.45pm following reports a shed was well-alight.

The fire was extinguished but the shed suffered significant damage.


During a search of the premises, the body of a man, believed to be the resident of the location, was located.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

An investigation into the circumstances of the fire is underway.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.