FRNSW extinguishes caravan fire, three people injured - Barraba

Published: 09 Nov 2022 11:49am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has responded to a caravan, which has exploded in flames, injuring three people at Barraba, in the state's New England region.

Shortly before 10:30am today, emergency services were called to a house adjacent to a petrol station in Queen Street.

Upon entering the backyard, they located a caravan, engulfed in flames.

A man inside the van jumped through a glass window to escape. He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for burns and cuts.

Two other people sustained minor injuries.

FRNSW firefighters put out the blaze in less than half an hour. They continue to douse hotspots within the wreckage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:13pm

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Stations nearby

BARRABA Fire Station

73 Henry Street, Barraba NSW 2347

MANILLA Fire Station

Strafford St, Manilla NSW 2346

BINGARA Fire Station

44 Finch Street, Bingara NSW 2404