Fire in Bedroom - Turramurra
Published: 17 Feb 2022 08:32pm
Fire and Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) extinguished a fire caused by a candle in Turramurra last night.
Firefighters arrived at the home at 10.30 pm and found a fire in a bedroom of the two-storey home.
Crews quickly extinguished the fire which was contained to its room of origin.
A person was treated on scene by NSW Ambulance for smoke inhalation and transported to hospital.
NSW Police were also in attendance.
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
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It“s the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home.
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