House Fire - Parkes

Published: 12 Mar 2021 07:54am

Over a dozen Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have extinguished a house fire that broke out at a home on Glenwarrie Place, Parkes just before 8am this morning.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find the home well alight, no residents were home at the time of the fire however firefighters were able to safely rescue a dog from the premises.

The house was severely damaged and investigations into the cause of the fire are continuing.

With Fire and Rescue NSW crews attending multiple house fires this week, Superintendent Scott Dodson said 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.

Further images of the incident can be found at the link below.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

PARKES Fire Station

20 Hill Street, Parkes NSW 2870

FORBES Fire Station

46 Templar Street, Forbes NSW 2871

PEAK HILL Fire Station

130 Caswell Street, Peak Hill NSW 2869