Firefighters battling house fire - Fairfield

Published: 08 Sep 2022 03:13pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are battling a blaze in a house at Fairfield, in Sydney's south-west.

A Triple-Zero (000) call, reporting an explosion and flames, was made to authorities just after 2pm.

13 fire trucks were dispatched to the Orchard Road address.

Fire crews are trying to stop flames spreading to adjoining homes.

Authorities have evacuated at least four people from neighbouring properties as firefighters, wearing breathing apparatus, search the burning house for occupants.

Fire crews are also attempting to prevent the fire reaching two LPG cylinders at the rear of the property.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

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Stations nearby

YENNORA Fire Station

198 Fairfield Road, Yennora NSW 2161


100 St Johns Rd, Cabramatta NSW 2166


875 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield - Fire Station NSW 2164