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House Fire - Walgett

Time of incident: 30 Apr 2021 - 11:02am

Just after 11am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters from Walgett Fire Station responded to reports of a house fire on George Sands Way, Walgett.

On arrival, crews found a two storey home well alight, with smoke and flames issuing from the roof and a number of gas bottles inside the home.

FRNSW firefighters alongside the Rural Fire Service worked for more than two hours to contain the fire and protect the fire from spreading, however, the home was severely damaged.

An exclusion zone has been set up around the home due to the threat of structural collapse from the second storey.

No persons were injured and investigations into the cause are continuing.

Published: 30 Apr 2021 03:50pm

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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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Having a home escape plan and a working smoke alarm increases your chances of getting out safely.

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Stations nearby

WALGETT Fire Station

38 Pitt Street, Walgett NSW 2832

LIGHTNING RIDGE Fire Station

Pandora Street, Lightning Ridge NSW 2834

COONAMBLE Fire Station

95 Castlereagh Street, Coonamble NSW 2829