Updated: Oct 20, 2019
An elderly woman and a child have died in a house fire on Bylong Road, Hillvue.
The deadly fire broke out at 5:30am this morning, with emergency services rushing to the scene where unfortunately an elderly woman and a child were discovered dead at the scene.
Paramedics also treated a child and a woman at the scene before they were taken to Tamworth Base Hospital.
Police have confirmed a man is at Tamworth Police Station assisting the police with their inquiries, while police detectives and fire crews comb the scene at the weatherboard home which has been declared a crime scene.