Mother and baby burned in house fire - Chester Hill

Published: 20 Jul 2022 02:13pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are battling a house fire at Chester Hill in Sydney's south-west, where a mother and her baby have been badly burned.

The blaze broke out just before 1.45pm in the kitchen area of the Miles Street property.

Fire crews from Chester Hill and Guildford arrived to find a large volume of smoke issuing from the rear of the home.

NSW Ambulance paramedics are treating the 20-year-old woman and her eight-month-old child.

FRNSW investigators are also at the scene.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162

GUILDFORD Fire Station

263 Guildford Road, Guildford NSW 2161

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141