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Residential unit fire in Surry Hills

Published: 14th February 2009

Firefighters from City of Sydney, Alexandria and the Duty Commander were called to a fire in a residential unit in Clisdell Street, Surry Hills this afternoon. Fire crews were on scene in five minutes and quickly located and rescued an elderly man from the smoke filled unit. The fire was contained and extinguished limiting damage to one room. The man was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation.