House fire - Frenchs Forest

Published: 31 Jul 2020 10:00pm

At around 10pm last night over forty Fire and Rescue NSW Firefighters attended a house fire in Frenchs Forest.

Crews from Forestville were first arriving and found a well developed fire in a house with potential to spread into neighbouring properties.

Working together, crews were able to contain the fire to the home of origin. Unfortunately that house was completely destroyed.

The home owner was taken to hospital for burns to their hands.

The cause is still to be determined.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby


8 Cook Street, Forestville NSW 2087

DEE WHY Fire Station

38 Fisher Road, Dee Why NSW 2099


53 Laurel Street, Willoughby NSW 2068