Man dies in Moe house fire

A man has died and another man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a house fire in Moe on Sunday night. Photo: Alyssa Fritzlaff

Staff writers

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal house fire in Moe overnight.

Emergency services attended a King Street home following reports a house was on fire on Sunday, March 6 about 11.15pm.

A 39-year-old man pulled from the burning home died at the scene.

Another man home at the time of the fire has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

A woman was able to escape the fire and raised the alarm.

Police have set up a crime scene.

It is expected detectives from the Arson Squad will attend the scene this morning along with fire investigators.