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Fatal house fire in Yagoona

Published: 15th August 2008

Firefighters from Silverwater, Chester Hill, Guildford, Lidcombe, Burwood, Cabramatta, Greenacre Hazardous Materials unit and Duty Commander from Parramatta tonight responded to a house fire in Liverpool Rd, Yagoona. They arrived within six minutes to find a single level fibro and tile house well alight at the rear. Firefighters were quick to contain the fire to the rear of the house and rescue an elderly woman who was transported to hospital in a critical condition by Ambulance Officers. When firefighters continued their search they tragically found an elderly man deceased. The fire is still being investigated by NSWFB Fire Investigators and Police.