Apartment Fire - Penrith

Published: 29 Nov 2020 02:45pm

Just before 3pm Fire and Rescue NSW responded to an Automatic Fire Alarm at Thornton Central, Penrith.

On arrival crews found smoke issuing from an apartment balcony on level two of the building and upgraded the incident calling for more trucks due to difficulty accessing the unit.

The fire was extinguished.

NSW Police and Ambulance were in attendance.

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.

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Stations nearby

PENRITH Fire Station

290-294 High Street, Penrith NSW 2750


2-6 Jeanette Street, Regentville NSW 2745


137 - 139 Vincent Road, Cranebrook NSW 2479