House Destroyed by Fire - Bellambi
Published: 05 Apr 2021 01:16am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) battled a house fire in Whitby Mews, Bellambi in the Illawarra overnight.
Just after 1:15 am, crews arrived at the scene to find smoke and flame issuing from the townhouse.
More than 24 firefighters quickly bought the fire under control and managed to protect adjoining properties from the blaze.
Neighbours were evacuated from their houses as a safety measure and no injuries were reported.
Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said FRNSW is attending numerous house fires and that 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.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
Fire and Rescue NSW via Twitter
BELLAMBI | A townhouse has been destroyed by fire overnight. #FRNSW crews arrived just after 1am to find a property in Whitby Mews well alight. No injuries reported and @nswpolice and @NSWAmbulance were also in attendance.
07:55am • Apr 05, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
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