House fire – Pitt Town, NSW

Investigations are underway into the cause of a fire which damaged a home in the Hawkesbury today, NSW Police say.

Emergency services were called to Pitt Town Bottoms Road, Pitt Town, shortly before 2am (Wednesday 12 September 2018) and found a house well alight.

Fire fighters attended and extinguished the blaze.

The house was totally destroyed.

Two occupants aged 55, and 61, escaped the blaze uninjured.

Officers from the Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, however, is not being treated as suspicious.

Residents are reminded the importance of installing smoke alarms, as it is critical for the early detection of a fire in your home and could mean the difference between life and death.

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