House fire in Newport

Published: 16th March 2009

Firefighters from Mona Vale, Avalon and Narrabeen responded to a house on fire in Yachtsmans Paradise, Newport in the early hours of this morning. Fire crews were on scene in seven minutes to find smoke pouring from the rear of the two storey property. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the house and found the kitchen ablaze. While crews completed a search of the house other firefighters quickly contained and extinguished the fire, saving the rest of the house. Crews assisted with the clean up (salvage) to minimise further damage.