Unit Fire - Eastwood

Published: 28 Sep 2020 01:05pm

Shortly after 1pm, Fire and Rescue NSW were alerted to a unit fire on Rutledge Street, Eastwood. Multiple crews from Sydney’s North-Western suburbs have responded to the incident.

Crews arrived to find thick smoke issuing from the balcony of an apartment on the first level of the building. While residents evacuated the building, firefighters investigated the cause of the smoke.

Firefighters quickly established that there was a fire on the balcony of one of the building's units and crews got to work to gain control. Once extinguished, firefighters checked for any fire extension and ventilated the apartment before occupants were invited back in.

No injuries were sustained as a result of this incident.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

EASTWOOD Fire Station

269 Rowe Street, Eastwood NSW 2122

RYDALMERE Fire Station

216 Blaxland Road, Ryde NSW 2112

BEECROFT Fire Station

109 Beecroft Road, Beecroft NSW 2119