Firefighters issue housefire warning as temperatures plummet

WITH strong winds and a drop in temperatures forecast over the next couple of days, Fire and Rescue NSW has warned people to take precautions against fires in the home.

On average, firefighters attend 102 house fires a week during the winter months.

More than half of fires start in the kitchen.

Free online home fire safety checks are available at homefiresafetyaudit.com.au.



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