House Fire - Redfern

Published: 11 Apr 2021 11:39pm

Just before midnight last night Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to multiple Triple Zero (000) calls to a house alight on Kepos Street, Redfern.

Fire crews were on scene within 3 minutes and upon a quick search discovered a fridge alight on the rear patio with the flames quickly spreading through the window and into the ceiling.

Crews from Redfern and Alexandria Fire Stations were quickly able to extinguish the blaze and stop any further fire spread.

The family, including two young children whose birthdays just so happened to be today, were woken by a working smoke alarm and were able to safely evacuate.

All occupants were assessed on scene by Ambulance NSW and other than having a birthday story to tell their friends about they were unharmed.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

REDFERN Fire Station

113 George Street, Redfern NSW 2016


179 Wyndham Street, Alexandria NSW 2015


211-217 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000