House Fire - Hurstville

Time of incident: 15 Sep 2021 - 7:50 am

Just before 9:00 am, Fire and Rescue NSW was called to a house fire on The Avenue, Hurstville.

On arrival, firefighters found smoke issuing from a single level home.

Crews gained entry to the property and extinguished the fire to the bedroom of origin.

Sadly, the body of a man was located inside the property.

NSW Police have issued a media release:

Superintendent Scott Dodson said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) for a fire emergency can be the difference between life and death, or a building or other property being saved or destroyed.

The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right resources from emergency services to help you. It should be used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life-threatening or time-critical situations.

Published: 15 Sep 2021 02:42pm

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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.

Escape plans

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

Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

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Stations nearby


5-9 Butler Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220

MORTDALE Fire Station

38 Morts Road, Mortdale NSW 2223

KOGARAH Fire Station

26 Gray Street, Kogarah NSW 2217