A person has died in a house fire in Berkeley this afternoon.
Emergency crews were called to a home on Leicester Street, Berkeley, about 1.40pm, following reports of a fire.
A total of 10 Fire and Rescue NSW trucks and crews attended, arriving to find the home well alight.
Flames had spread to the roof, and there was a structural collapse.
The fire in the single-level, fibro home was extinguished and, following a search of the premises, a body was located inside the home.
The body is yet to be identified.
Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District have commenced an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the fire.
A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.
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