House Fire - Broken Hill
Published: 08 Feb 2022 09:47am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have extinguished a house fire at Broken Hill in the state's Far West today.
The property was covered in black smoke with one room entirely engulfed in flames when FRNSW firefighters arrived at Fisher Street just before 10:00 am this morning.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze and NSW Police and Ambulance were both in attendance with no occupants injured.
Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) 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.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm
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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