Sunday, December 5, 2021

Midnight fire damages rows of houses in Newtown, Sydney

Police are investigating after a fire erupted at a terrace in Sydney’s inner west, spreading to a number of adjoining homes and forcing several families to evacuate.

Fire crews were first called around 1am this morning to the home on Darley Street In Newtown, arriving to find the home well alight.

Sydney news: Fire engulfs row of terrace homes in Sydney's inner west

The fire quickly spread to adjoining houses forcing 15 people to self-evacuate.

It took nearly seven hours for crews to fully extinguish the intense blaze however no one was injured.
The fire caused significant damage to four houses on the street.
The initial building has been damaged by smoke and heat and 50 per cent of the building is severely damaged.

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