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AustraliaTradie rescues elderly woman from raging Mandurah house fire

00:28  12 september  2019
00:28  12 september  2019 Source:   watoday.com.au

Train line closures after car rolls onto train tracks south of Perth

Train line closures after car rolls onto train tracks south of Perth A car has rolled onto the train tracks near Rockingham, causing the shut-down of the Mandurah train line and triggering a delicate rescue operation to free the driver from the wreckage. The incident occurred in the Rockingham suburb of Cooloongup just before 1.30pm on Saturday, with emergency services attending shortly after. The driver has been rescued but train closures remain in place between Mandurah and Rockingham stations as crews work to retrieve the vehicle. "Trains on the Mandurah line are cancelled between Rockingham and Mandurah due to a police incident," a Transperth spokesperson said.

Man smells.smoke, broke window and saves elderly woman from house fire .

A Suffolk County Police sergeant, police officer and an off-duty firefighter saved an elderly woman from a house fire in Holbrook today. Suffolk County

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A Mandurah tradie has been hailed a hero after he saved an elderly woman from a raging house fire on Tuesday night.

Darren Kyle Hunter smashed a glass door and rushed inside the home, risking his own life, to drag the unconscious 60-year-old resident outside of the inferno.

"I could hear something or someone inside which made me go to the back door and when we got to the back door we found a lady curled up in her lounge room," he told Nine News Perth.

'Beautiful, special man' dies after rescue from house fire

'Beautiful, special man' dies after rescue from house fire An off-duty fire fighter broke into the second floor of the building and attempted to save the 90-year-old man.

A quick-witted Mandurah tradie has heroically saved his A quick-witted Mandurah tradie has heroically saved his 60-year-old neighbour and her pet dog from their Despite losing her entire home, the woman was only concerned about one thing when she regained consciousness; her beloved dog.

An elderly lady, in her late 80s, has been assisted from her burning Bentleigh home this morning by two concrete tradesmen working at the front of her property. They also attempted to extinguish the fire with a garden house . The lady was transported for observation only. MFB firefighters were on scene

"I see it as something that a normal person should do".

Tradie rescues elderly woman from raging Mandurah house fire© Nine News Emergency crews rushed to the scene just after 7pm on Tuesday. Emergency crews were called to the Mandurah Terrace unit just after 7pm following reports of smoke and flames.

Nearby neighbour Shannon Chirgwin said the house was "roaring red" as flames and smoke came out of the roof.

It's believed the fire started on the stove before consuming the entire Homes West unit, leaving a damage bill of $250,000.

The 60-year-old woman, who suffered minor injuries, was taken to Peel Health Campus for treatment.

A Mandurah tradie is being hailed a hero for rescuing his neighbour from her burning home. The pensioner's unit erupted in flames from a stove fire. #9News | http://9News.com.au

Posted by 9 News Perth on Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Brazil hospital fire death toll rises to 10.
Firefighters in Brazil say the death toll in a hospital fire that forced the evacuation of patients in Rio de Janeiro has risen to at least 10. The fire department on Friday also said four firefighters were hospitalized after battling the blaze at Badim Hospital and that about 90 patients were transferred to other medical facilities. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire Thursday night, which forced staff to evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street.

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