Update: 2:09PM 15/03/2022 – An additional two bodies have been found in the building, raising the death toll to three from this tragedy. Grave concerns are held for another person unaccounted for.
Around 1am Tuesday morning, firefighters were called to a boarding house that was engulfed in flames. There is no known cause of what started the inferno.
There has been one reported death, three people have been taken to hospital, one in a critical condition. There is also a number of residents unaccounted for. Police are making enquiries.
The building is deemed unstable due to the intense heat of the fire and firefighters remain on scene to enter the building when it is safe to do so. The building may collapse in on itself.