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Residential unit fire in Tweed Heeds

Published: 29th March 2009

This evening firefighters from Tweed Heads and Tweed River responded to a fire in a residential unit in Barrett Street, Tweed Heads. Fire crews were on scene in five minutes to find smoke pouring from the unit on the third level. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a fire hose to contain the fire to one room while a thorough search of the unit was conducted. No one was inside at the time of the fire. The fire caused extensive damage to one room and the rest of the unit was damage by heat and smoke. Fire crews assisted with the clean up to limit further damage.