MEDIA ALERT: Teens rescued from burning building - VIDEO - Lidcombe

Published: 26 Jun 2022 12:17pm

(26 June 2022) 

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have saved three teenagers from a blaze at Lidcombe overnight.
A firefighter kicked open a door and rescued two females and a male, as smoke filled a home business on John St.
Those involved in the operation will be available for interview today.
1:30pm TODAY (Sunday 26 June 2022)
Location of incident
John St
Station Officer Timothy Horder
Incident Controller
Cem Dincer (pronounced “Gem”)
Media note: Footage and further details of the rescue operation will be issued by the FRNSW Media unit shortly.
Pre-recorded Winter Fire Safety grabs with Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience and Minister for Flood Recovery Steph Cooke and FRNSW Deputy Commissioner Megan Stiffler are available here: [external link]

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141


122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162