Curtin house fire

johnboy 23 December 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene of a house fire on McCormack Street, Curtin.

Fire has been contained.

Roof of the house has collapsed.

An internal search of the building has found no-one inside the house.

Three fire pumpers on scene, with the Breathing Apparatus Van and a Command vehicle.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.18am.

Update to follow.

2:41 AM

Fire has been extinguished with crews now conducting mopping up and ventilation operations.

Fire started in the roof space of the four bedroom house.

Fire damage contained to the roof space with smoke and heat damage through the house.

Damage estimated at $200,000.

No damage to neighbouring properties.

ACT Ambulance Service also on scene supporting operations with no injuries reported.

The two occupants of the house safely self evacuated and called Emergency Triple Zero (000).

Investigations of the cause of the fire will commence.

3:46 AM


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