Two people uninjured in Pitt Town house fire

Two people have managed to escape uninjured from a blaze that destroyed a Pitt Town home overnight.

Emergency services were called to the Pitt Town Bottoms Road property shortly before 2am today (Wednesday, September 12) and found a house well alight.

Blaze: The house was well alight when firefighters arrived. Picture: Hawkesbury Police Area Command (PAC).

Blaze: The house was well alight when firefighters arrived. Picture: Hawkesbury Police Area Command (PAC).

“Fire fighters attended and extinguished the blaze,” a police statement said. “The house was totally destroyed.

“Two occupants aged 55, and 61, escaped the blaze uninjured.

“Officers from the Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

“The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, however, is not being treated as suspicious.”

Police have reminded residents about the importance of installing smoke alarms, “as it is critical for the early detection of a fire in your home and could mean the difference between life and death”.