Eastwood Local Area Command
Man Receives Critical Injuries In House Fire – Denistone
A man remains in a critical condition in hospital this morning after he was pulled from a burning house in Denistone overnight.
Emergency Services were called to the home on Perkins Street about 1.45am to find the top floor well alight.
Two occupants of the home were outside when officers arrived telling them their son was still inside.
Fire officers entered the home and located the 40-year-old man upstairs.
He was taken from the premises and conveyed to Royal North Shore Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.
The fire is under control, and is not threatening neighbouring homes.