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Fire causes major damage - Dubbo

Friday, 28 May 2021 04:26:09 AM

A fire has caused extensive damage to a motel in central NSW.

About 6.15pm yesterday (Thursday 27 May 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a motel in Cobra Street, Dubbo.

Occupants were evacuated from the motel while the fire was extinguished by NSW Fire and Rescue.

Two police officers suffered minor smoke inhalation. They were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene and taken to Dubbo Base Hospital. They were released a short time later.

There were no reports of any other person suffering injuries.

Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

Inquiries are continuing into the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.