$150,000 house fire at Sutherlands

At 2:20pm this CFS was called to a house fire at Angle Road in Sutherlands in the Mid North.

The female resident was able to safely exit the single-storey home and move her car from the side of the house before fire crews arrived.

Five CFS fire trucks, two CFS bulkwater carriers and two MFS fire trucks responded to the call, with approximately 40 firefighters working to contain the fire.

Crews are currently still at the scene extinguishing hotspots.

Damage has been estimated at more than $150,000.

At this time the cause of the fire is unknown, with fire cause investigators attending the scene tomorrow morning.

2018-08-29 Brett Williamson