house fire in Mailtland

20 Firefighters tackled a house fire in Mailtland, with initial investigations indicating that the fire may have begun in the solar panels due to high voltage DC electricity, according to Fire and Rescue NSW. Click here for details

Spike in solar panel fires

In the past three months, Fire and Rescue have extinguished 30 blazes believed to be sparked by panels, a 20 per cent increase on last year.


Just after 12.30pm, Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Lambton and Newcastle Fire Stations responded to Addison Road, New Lambton following reports of a house fire.

Solar fire Tweed Heads

Banora Point & Tweed Heads firefighters responded to a report of a unit fire on Kirkwood Rd, Tweed Heads South.

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