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House Fire - Leeton

Time of incident: 14 Sep 2020 - 4:08pm

Just after 4pm Fire and Rescue NSW crews responded to Barnhill Rd, Leeton following a number of Triple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire.

Crews from Leeton Fire Station were first on scene and found an unoccupied single level home fully involved in fire.

Firefighters from both Fire and Rescue NSW and the NSW Rural Fire Service worked to extinguish the fire while also preventing the fire from spreading to surrounding areas.

Firefighters worked for over an hour to extinguish the fire however the entire home has been destroyed.

NSW Police were also on scene, investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.

Published: 14 Sep 2020 06:36pm

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Related safety topics

Smoke alarms

It“s the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home.

Escape plans

Having a home escape plan and a working smoke alarm increases your chances of getting out safely.

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

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Stations nearby

LEETON Fire Station

19 Wade Avenue, Leeton NSW 2705

NARRANDERA Fire Station

23 Twynam Street, Narrandera NSW 2700

YENDA Fire Station

5 South Avenue, Yenda NSW 2681