House fire in Bellbird

Published: 9th April 2008

This morning firefighters from Bellbird, Cessnock and Paxton responded to a house fire in Kendall Street at Bellbird. The first fire crews arrived within eight minutes to find smoke billowing from the single storey house and quickly confirmed that all occupants were safe. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used fire hoses to contain the fire to the rear of the property and extinguished the blaze in half an hour. The house suffered extensive damage and the cause of the fire is being investigated.