Mt Isa house fire ends in fatality

POLICE are investigating a fatal house fire which occurred in Mount Isa earlier this morning.

Around 6am, police were called to the Elliot Street, Parkside address following reports of a house on fire.

Emergency services attended and the fire was extinguished. A subsequent search of the house was conducted and a man was located deceased inside.

No one else was in the residence at the time.

Investigations into the cause of the fire continue.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.