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Girl, 13, dies in a house fire in Kincumber

Teenage girl, 13, dies in a house fire while her parents and brothers and sisters are standing on the street at midnight looking in horror

  • A house in Kincumber, Central Coast, went up in flames just after midnight
  • Officers arrived to see a father and mother and two of their children watch
  • Firefighters entered the house looking for a missing teenage girl
  • She was rescued from the house and treated on the spot, but died of injuries

A 13-year-old girl died in a house fire on the Central Coast at night.

The house in Kincumber went up in flames just after midnight and burned well when firefighters arrived.

Officers arrived to find a mother and father and two of their children, a boy of 14 and a girl, seven, outside the house, but their oldest daughter was missing.

A crime scene has been established at home and a full investigation is now underway (stock image)

A crime scene has been established at home and a full investigation is now underway (stock image)

Firefighters entered the house looking for the missing teenage girl and found her inside.

She was rescued from the house and treated on the spot, but died on the way to the hospital.

A crime scene has been established at home and a full investigation is now underway.

Early investigations suggest that the fire was not suspected and was not a consequence of the storms that hit the Central Coast and the Sydney region at night.

A report is prepared to inform the coroner.

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