Inglewood: House fire 16 Jan 2018

At 12:57pm this afternoon a CFS volunteer in the neighbourhood called 000 to report a possible structural fire, with thick smoke seen from a location near Richardson Road.

Within five minutes the exact location of the fire was confirmed when the home owner also reported the fire.

CFS crews arrived to find the entire house engulfed in flames.

Eight appliances from Hermitage, Paracombe, Gumeracha and Tea Tree Gully donned breathing apparatus and contained the fire to the main structure.

The house was completed destroyed by the fire, with damages expected to exceed $500,000.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

2018-01-16 Brett Williamson