House destroyed near Singleton

Emergency services responded to reports of a house well alight on Hebden Road and Picton Lane, Hebden at 6am on Tuesday.

Singleton Fire + Rescue members (joined by the Hunter Valley Rural Fire Service, officers from Hunter Valley Police and Energy providers) arrived to find a house well alight and got to work with hose lines while wearing breathing apparatus.

“The incident was handed over to the NSWRFS for final stages of extinguishment and mop up,” Singleton firefighter Andrew Porters explained.

“The cause of this fire is under investigation and anyone with information or footage is asked to contact Singleton police on 65787499 or crime stoppers on 1800333000.”