ROSKILL FIRE

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Po­lice have found a car linked to a fa­tal house fire in Auck­land overnight. Po­lice and the Fire Ser­vice were called to the blaze in a block of flats on Rain­ford St in Mt Roskill at 11.56pm on Tues­day. Crews from three fire trucks bat­tled the ‘‘well-in­volved’’ blaze in one of the four flats in the build­ing, Fire Ser­vice north­ern com­mu­ni­ca­tions act­ing shift man­ager Karen Lark­ing said. A per­son was found dead inside the flat. On Wed­nes­day, po­lice said they were look­ing for a red Honda Fit hatch­back which was ‘‘linked to’’ the ad­dress. The car was found that evening parked on aMt Roskill street. Po­lice said they were try­ing to es­tab­lish why it wasn’t at the prop­erty.

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