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Residential unit fire in Ashfield

Published: 1st April 2009

Late this evening firefighters from Ashfield, Burwood and rescue firefighters from Burwood responded to a fire in a residential unit in Orpington Street, Ashfield. Fire crews were on scene in five minutes to find smoke pouring from a first floor unit and people on the balcony. Firefighters quickly put the fire out and rescued the people from the balcony. One person was treated for smoke inhalation. A room of the unit was badly damaged in the fire.