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Unit Fire - Orange

Time of incident: 19 Nov 2020 - 7:52am

Just after 7:50am, Fire and Rescue NSW responded to a block of units on Margaret St, Orange after a Triple Zero (000) caller reported seeing smoke coming from the complex.

Orange Fire Station arrived on scene to find a fire in the kitchen of one of the units.

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire and were able to contain the blaze to the room of origin.

The resident of the home managed to safely evacuate, however was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance for smoke inhalation.

Published: 19 Nov 2020 10:57am

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Cooking fire safety

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Stations nearby

ORANGE Fire Station

79 Summer Street, Orange NSW 2800

MOLONG Fire Station

100-104 Edward Street, Molong NSW 2866

BLAYNEY Fire Station

23 Church Street, Blaney NSW 2799