Unit Fire - Redfern

Published: 27 Aug 2020 01:22pm

Fire and Rescue NSW crews from across Inner Sydney attended a unit fire on Crescent Street, Redfern just before 1:30pm this afternoon after reports of smoke billowing out of an apartment.

Crews arrived to find a fire on the balcony of a second floor apartment and began working to extinguish the blaze.

Crews managed to quickly control the fire after approximately 10 minutes on the scene.

After controlling the fire, crews ventilated the apartment to ensure it was safe for residents to return.

There were no reported injuries.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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