Kitchen fire

June 28, 2017

Firefighters were called to a kitchen fire in Waverley Rd, Berrigan on Friday morning.

Police said one of the home’s occupants was awoken by a smoke alarm about 5.30am, and noticed the oven and rangehood were alight.

They said said the occupant attempted to tackle the flames with a fire extinguisher, but called emergency services when the blaze worsened.

The Berrigan and Finley Fire & Rescue NSW brigades responded to the blaze, along with Rural Fire Service firefighters.

Police said the family was safely evacuated, and the home experienced extensive damage to its kitchen area.

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