Unit Fire - Mount Pritchard

Published: 21 Mar 2022 09:54am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) extinguished a unit fire in Mount Pritchard in Sydney's south-west last night.

Numerous Triple Zero (000) calls were received about the fire on Meldrum Avenue just after 7:00 pm.

When crews arrived on-scene, they reported large volumes of smoke and one residential unit fully involved in fire.

More than 30 firefighters worked for approximately two hours to contain the blaze.

A large ladder platform truck was also used to extinguish hot spots.

All residents were accounted for and there were no reported injuries.

NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were also in attendance.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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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