Police are continuing their investigations into a fatal house fire which occurred last Friday (26 March 2010).

About 6.30am, emergency services were called to a rural property in Urliup Road, Bilambil, where a house and adjoining caravan were located on fire.

NSW Rural Fire Service officers were unable to extinguish the blaze and both the house and caravan were completely destroyed.

During an examination of the scene by forensic police the remains of a human body were located.

A post-mortem examination was carried out today in Newcastle.

Detectives have interviewed a number of witnesses and inquiries are continuing.

Initial inquiries indicate the fire was deliberately lit.

Anyone with any information that may assist police regarding the fire is urged to contact Tweed Heads Police on (07) 5536 0999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.