House fire - Rockdale
Published: 08 Jul 2022 02:33pm
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) extinguished a house fire in Rockdale this morning.
Crews attended the property on Kent Street around 8:10 am.
On arrival, firefighters found large volumes of smoke issuing from the single-level home.
Crews went to work quickly and contained the fire in approximately 30 minutes.
The home was completely destroyed by smoke and fire which was believed to have started in the rear of the residence.
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.
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