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House fire in Birmingham Gardens

Published: 14th October 2008

Numerous Triple Zero (000) calls were received this afternoon to a house on fire in Fussell Street, Birmingham Gardens. Fire crews from Mayfield West, Wallsend, New Lambton, Cardiff, Newcastle and the Duty Commander responded to find a single storey house engulfed in flames. The fire was brought under control and extinguished in less than an hour and crews used a thermal imaging camera to ensure all areas of fire were extinguished. Firefighters assisted with the clean up and investigations are continuing into the cause of the fire.