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Pet Rabbit Rescued from House Fire - St Clair

Time of incident: 05 Jun 2021 - 12:38

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews responded to numerous Triple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire on Ashford Gr, St Clair shortly before 1:00 on this afternoon.

FRNSW arrived on scene and were confronted with a single level building that was well alight and flames impinging on 2 nearby structures. Firefighters deployed hose lines and began fighting the blaze.

Approximately 28 firefighters were in attendance and brought it under control and completely extinguished after two hours.

Firefighters rescued the family pet rabbit.

in total, one house and one shed were destroyed by the fire, with one person assessed by NSW Ambulance.

NSW Police were also in attendance.

Published: 05 Jun 2021 04:19pm

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Stations nearby

ST. MARYS Fire Station

1 Marsden Road, ST Marys NSW 2760

MOUNT DRUITT Fire Station

81 Railway Street, Mount Druitt NSW 2770

ROPES CROSSING Fire Station

1a Ellsworth Drive, Tregear NSW 2770