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Man escapes Moruya house fire

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A Moruya resident has lost his home to a fire overnight.

Fire and Rescue and the Rural Fire Service units were called to a house fire at North Head Road in Moruya which reportedly broke out around 6pm on Thursday evening.

On arrival Moruya 384 found heavy smoke issuing from the rear of the building.

The single occupant was able to leave the house, without injury.

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Within minutes the building become fully involved due to high fuel loads internally.

Crews from Batemans Bay attacked the fire from the rear and front of the building, while crews from RFS Moruya, Broulee, Mogo and Bingie assisted with water cartage and fire attack of the rear.

Crews continued to extinguish the fire and was able to bring it under control and start the mop up of the site.

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Crews returned to the site 9.30am 10/09/2021 to continue to extinguish hot spots with RFS.

Images: Fire and Rescue NSW Station 384 Moruya