Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

New Brick House Destroyed by Fire

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

New Brick House Destroyed by Fire

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A HOME in the beachside village of Lennox Head was destroyed by fire late yesterday afternoon.

Rural Fire Service crews were still putting out the blaze as The Northern Star went to press.

RFS Far North Coast manager, Superintendent David Cook, said three crews were called to the scene of the fire at the Lake Ainsworth end of Patricia Pde just before 4pm.

aIt was a fairly new brick home and I would say it's 95% destroyed,a Supt Cook said.

aWe are still dealing with the fire and we won't know the cause of it until we can get investigators inside to see what happened.

aBut it appears that the fire started at the northern end of the home. We received the alert through a triple-0 call, but at this stage we don't know if anyone was at home at the time.a

Lennox-based photographer Craig Parry, who was on the scene on behalf of The Northern Star, said the building was still on fire when he arrived about 4. …

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