Man dies in house fire


A 71-year-old grandfather has died during a house fire in Endeavour Hills on Saturday 7 September.

Gary van Bree – a resident at the Shetland Street property – had reportedly re-entered the home to help rescue his daughter and her two young children about 10pm, according to reports.

His body was found inside as the fire was extinguished, police say.

A police arson chemist examined the site. The cause of the fire is being investigated, police say.

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