Fire and Rescue NSW responds to fire in multi-level unit block - Burwood
Published: 16 Jan 2023 09:27am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has extinguished a major fire in an eight storey unit block at Burwood, in Sydney's inner west.
Emergency services were called to the complex on Burwood Road just after 4:30am, finding flames and smoke in a ground level carpark and storage area.
FRNSW crews immediately attacked the blaze and assisted with the evacuation of 25 residents.
One firefighter sustained a minor ankle injury during the response and was transported to hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics.
The fire took an hour and a half to control and extinguish.
Fire investigation specialists from NSW Police remain on-scene and will try to determine where and how the fire started.
EDITORS NOTE: Additional images of the fire scene are available on the FRNSW website.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:12pm
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