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House Fire - Ramsgate

Time of incident: 11 Oct 2020 - 4:57pm

Just before 5pm this evening, Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Sydney’s South responded to multiple Triple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire on Ramsgate Road, Ramsgate.

Firefighters arrived to find a house totally involved in fire threatening other houses on each side.

Eight trucks with more than 30 firefighters battled the blaze and worked tirelessly to prevent fire spread.

The blaze was contained to the house of origin and was extinguished approximately one hour after crews arrived on scene.

Two residents were treated on scene by NSW Ambulance and taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are continuing.

Traffic was heavily impacted in the area and East-bound lanes are still blocked on Ramsgate Road. Please drive with caution.

Published: 11 Oct 2020 09:24pm

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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

KOGARAH Fire Station

26 Gray Street, Kogarah NSW 2217

HURSTVILLE Fire Station

5-9 Butler Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220

ARNCLIFFE Fire Station

100-106 West Botany Street, Arncliffe NSW 2205