Waratah fire, house severely damaged in blaze

EIGHT fire crews were called to a blaze at Waratah overnight.

About 11.20pm on Sunday, emergency services were called to a single-storey brick home on Station Street.

On arrival at the scene the house was well alight. Initially fire fighters had issues accessing the property, but managed to get the flames under control within 40 minutes.

No neighbouring properties were damaged and crews remained at the site for some time to manage spot fires.

No one was injured in the fire, but the house was severely damaged.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.