17 November 2014

House fire at Hughes

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Firefighters are working to extinguish a fire in a three bedroom house in Lynch Street, Hughes

Fire has engulfed the front part of the house and the roof of the house has collapsed.

No neighbouring structures are under threat at this time.

Three fire pumpers are on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support van and two fire Commanders.

(ESA Media Release)

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UPDATE – The fire has been knocked down and crews are now commencing mopping up operations. House has been extensively damaged. Four people self evacuated from the house. ACT Fire & Rescue has now also deployed the specialist Hazardous Materials Unit.

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