Update On Yesterday's Firey Afternoon

NSW RFS Battling Two Blazes

Update On Yesterday's Firey Afternoon

Two people escaped injury after a non-suspicious fire which destroyed a home in Dubbo yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Chapmans Road, about 2.30pm (Thursday 15 February 2018), and found a house, shed and surrounding land well alight.

The occupants were quickly accounted for after fears were raised people may still be inside the building.

Fire fighters from Fire & Rescue NSW, and Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze.

The house and shed were destroyed.

Officers from Orana-Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the blaze.

The fire has been deemed to be non-suspicious.

Meantime, firefighters and volunteers also attended a grass fire at Mogriguy.

Crews remain on the scene of both fires to ensure the blazes remain under control.

Also a reminder that today (Friday 16th February) will see a Total Fire Ban for the Warrumbungle Shire.