House Fire - Ballina

Published: 08 Aug 2020 07:07am

Just after 7am this morning Fire and Rescue NSW crews were called to a house fire on Norlyn Avenue in Ballina.

Firefighters arrived to find a house fully involved in fire with signs of structural collapse evident.

Crews worked to knock the fire down and are now preventing damage to neighbouring buildings.

All occupants are accounted for.

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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Related safety topics

Smoke alarms

It“s the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home.

Escape plans

Having a home escape plan and a working smoke alarm increases your chances of getting out safely.

Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

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Stations nearby

BALLINA Fire Station

60 Tamarind Drive, Ballina NSW 2478


1 Mellis Circuit, Alstonville NSW 2477

BANGALOW Fire Station

56 Byron Street, Bangalow NSW 2479