House Fire - Forster

Published: 26 Feb 2021 10:31am

A dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are currently on scene at a house fire on Elizabeth Parade, Forster that broke out just after 10.30am this morning.

After receiving numerous Triple Zero (000) calls from the community firefighters arrived to find a large fire in the upper level of a two storey home.

Crews have managed to quickly contain the fire however the home has received a significant level of damage and the roof is in danger of collapsing. Firefighters have since established an exclusion zone around the home.

NSW Police, the Rural Fire Service and Ambulance NSW are also 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

FORSTER Fire Station

22 Lake Street, Forster NSW 2428

TAREE Fire Station

75 Pulteney St Cnr Wynter Street, Taree NSW 2430

WINGHAM Fire Station

22 Farquhar Street, Wingham NSW 2429