Perth House Fire Leaves One Man Dead And A Child In Critical Condition


A man has died and a child is fighting for life after being rescued from a Perth house fire.

The blaze on Rushbrook Way, Thornlie, was reported about 6.15pm on Wednesday. Firefighters found a four-year-old boy and a 69-year-old man unconscious in a bedroom in the house.

The man was pronounced dead on arrival at Fiona Stanley Hospital. The boy was transferred to the Perth Children's Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Investigations are continuing.

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