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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Multiple buildings destroyed by fire in Morpeth

Overnight, several Fire and Rescue NSW crews responded to multiple Triple Zero (000) calls reporting a house fire in Morpeth.

They arrived at Morpeth Road to find three buildings well alight, with large amounts of smoke and flame visible.

Approximately 50 firefighters from 11 Hunter-based stations worked to extinguish the fire. It took several hours to bring it under control.

A total of five buildings were destroyed, all of which were unoccupied.

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