Bedroom Destroyed by Fire - Quakers Hill
Time of incident: 04 Apr 2021 - 10:55 am
Just before 11am today, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls to a terrace alight on Lalor Road, Quakers Hill.
Firefighters from Schofields Fire Station experienced extremely hazardous conditions trying to gain access to the fire, with thick smoke and extreme heat coming from the upstairs rooms where the fire originated.
Six people, including two children, were treated on scene and later transferred to hospital by NSW Ambulance. Injuries ranged from smoke inhalation to superficial burns.
More than 24 firefighters worked to bring the fire under control. Neighbours from adjoining properties were evacuated during the blaze, however firefighters managed to contain the fire to the property.
Published: 05 Apr 2021 03:42pm
Fire and Rescue NSW via Twitter
QUAKERS HILL | Fire has destroyed a bedroom in a terrace house on Lalor Rd. Firefighters were confronted with plumes of black smoke as they entered the burning residence. 6 people had self-evacuated and were treated by #FRNSW crews and @NSWAmbulance paramedics.
01:36pm • Apr 04, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
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