Bridgewater: House fire 26 December, 2017

At 2:45pm today CFS crews were called to a fire in a two storey home in Driffield Road, Bridgewater.

Crews arrived to find both storeys of the home and the roof space on fire.

Six CFS units with 25 volunteer firefighters worked to protect surrounding properties from the flames and extinguish the burning home.

The fire has caused considerable structural damage to the home, with losses estimated at $300,000.

The cause of the fire is being investigate, and a CFS Advice level message remains for the area while smoke is still prevalent and emergency crews are operational.