Multiple Buildings Destroyed by Fire - Morpeth

Published: 04 Jun 2021 10:20pm

Overnight, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to multiple Tripple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire on Morpeth Rd, Morpeth.

FRNSW arrived to find three buildings well alight, with large amounts of smoke and flame visible. Crews got to work extinguishing the blaze.

Approximately 50 firefighters worked to extinguish the fire and took several hours to bring it under control.

A total of five buildings were destroyed by fire, all of which were unoccupied.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

MORPETH Fire Station

169 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321


Cnr Chelmsford Drive & Newcastle Street, East Maitland (Metford) NSW 2323

MAITLAND Fire Station

14 Church Street, Maitland NSW 2320