House Fire - Cessnock
Published: 01 Jul 2020 01:43am
In the early hours of this morning Fire and Rescue NSW received a Triple Zero (000) call to attend a house fire in Cessnock.
On arrival a large fire was found which was threatening neighbouring properties.
Firefighters contained the fire to the house and after a search had found it to be vacant.
Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said FRNSW is attending numerous house fires and that it was a timely reminder for residents to develop their fire escape plan.
"Now is the time for residents to check they have a working smoke alarm and that all members of the family have an awareness of calling Triple Zero (000) in an emergency," he said.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
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