House fire in Surry Hills

Published: 15th August 2008

Early this morning, firefighters from Redfern, City of Sydney and Alexandria responded to a house fire in Bourke St, Surry Hills. Firefighters arrived within six minutes to find a three-level terrace house well alight. Firefighters commenced with an aggressive internal fire attack and were able to contain the fire to the front of the house on the ground floor. Two occupants, suffering only slight smoke inhalation, were treated by Ambulance officers on scene and released. Investigations are underway to determine the cause and origin of the fire.