Fire Rips Through Cooks Hill Unit

A Department of Housing complex in Cooks Hill had to be evacuated after a fire took a hold of a unit this morning.

It’s believed emergency services were called to the scene around 4am where the blaze had engulfed a ground-floor unit.

The unit was unoccupied at the time.

No-one was injured however an elderly woman had to be rescued from the top floor.

Police are now investigating and are treating the incident as suspicious.


Image: By Highway Patrol Images (NSW Fire Rescue Scania pumper Arncliffe 029) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons