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House fire in Austinmeer

Published: 3rd May 2009

Numerous Triple Zero (000) calls were received this evening to a fire in a house on Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Austinmeer. Firefighters from Thirroul, Bulli, Wollongong and the Duty Commander responded to the fire with the first crews on scene in five minutes. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus quickly contained and extinguished the fire which involved a car in a garage. A thermal imaging camera was used to check for fire spread. Two levels of the house were damaged in the fire. The cause of the fire is being investigated.