Marrickville fire: Massive blaze erupts at a house just streets away from Anthony Albanese’s Sydney home
A huge contingent of firefighters is trying to control a blaze just streets from Anthony Albanese’s Sydney home.
Fire and Rescue NSW confirmed that 30 firies and 12 trucks are trying to extinguish a a blaze in a single level home on Hilltop Avenue at Marrickville in the city’s trendy inner west.
Several locals took to social media to post photos of the spectacular fire, which is understood to have taken hold in an abandoned house above local playing fields.
No injuries were so far reported.
One woman claimed on social media that the ‘massive house fire’ began in the empty freestanding timber home.
A massive house fire has erupted in Marrickville, just streets from the Prime Minister’s home on Thursday afternoon. Pictured: The blaze in Hilltop Avenue in Sydney’s inner west
A local woman claimed on social media that the ‘massive house fire’ began in an abandoned freestanding home
It is understood the fire did not spread to nearby houses and that the Prime Minister’s home was not under threat.
The prime minister lives in the same part of the cosmopolitan inner-city suburb, which is 20 minutes drive from Sydney’s CBD.
‘Massive house fire in Marrickville right now. I hope everyone is alright,’ another man posted to X.
The house fire, which took hold in house near the Cooks River, sent plumes of smoke billowing above the busy streets