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Road closure after house fire - Rockdale
Friday, 30 June 2017 04:22:30 AM
Police are warning of traffic disruption following a house fire in Rockdale this morning.
About 2.40am (Friday 30 June 2017), emergency services were called to a house fire on West Botany Street, Brighton Le Sands.
The house was extensively damaged.
The only occupant, an 88-year-old woman, escaped with minor burns. She has been taken to St George Hospital for treatment
A crime scene has been established at the address however the fire is not suspicious.
Investigations suggest it was caused by a hot wheat pack placed on a mattress.
West Botany Street is closed in both directions between Bay Street and Ador Avenue, and is expected to be closed for several hours.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.