A fire that is believed to have started in a bucket in a backyard has rapidly spread to multiple houses in a street, pushed by strong winds and erratic fire behavior. The fire was upgraded to a structure fire 5th alarm – bringing appliances from Sydney and surrounds.
Appliances in attendance from FRNSW: P442, P258, RP241, P461, LP503, R503, P269, P325, RP503, ZCI, RP33, P474, P210, P422, DCGR, R20, RP54, AP47, HP85, DCSW, LT80, T461, T90.
NSW RFS: Helensburgh, Stanwell Park, Otford, Austinmer, Illawarra Bulk, Group One, Deputy Group Two, FCO Two
— Illawarra Mercury (@illawarramerc) August 18, 2017
— Hannah Maguire (@HannahMaguire1) August 19, 2017