Building Fire - Northmead
Time of incident: 01 May 2021 - 1:39pm
Just after 1:30 pm today Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to reports of a building fire in Windsor Road, Northmead
On arrival, crews found the Northmead Bowling Club had smoke issuing from a rear kitchen and continued to investigate
Fire crews found the source of the smoke and fire was from a cooktop reaching into improperly installed wall panels.
Crews used out TIC and battery-operated combi tool to quickly remove the wall panels and access/ prevent fire from spreading up into the roof
The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported
Published: 03 May 2021 09:39am
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The leading cause of home fires in NSW is leaving cooking unattended.
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