Granny flat fire - Merrylands
Published: 20 Feb 2022 11:37am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have prevented a fire in a granny flat from spreading to nearby homes today at Merrylands, in Sydney's west.
The blaze broke out at the rear of the Henson Street address just after 11.30am.
Crews from five trucks worked quickly to contain the flames which threatened the adjoining house and neighbouring homes.
The fire was contained to the granny flat and extinguished just after 1pm.
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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