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Friday, January 22, 2021

Singleton home saved after firefighters contain blaze

Police are investigating after a home in Singleton was damaged by fire and smoke overnight.

Just before 7.30pm, Singleton Fire and Rescue, Hunter Valley Rural Fire Service, Hunter Valley Police and Singleton Ambulance responded to reports of a house alight at Long Point, Singleton.

They arrived to find the garage of the house engulfed in flames, before using a quick saw to gain entry to the premises.

The contents of the garage were totally destroyed, however, firefighters managed to stop the blaze from spreading to the home.

Luckily, no-one was injured.