Nursing home fire - details??

  1. Can anyone fill me in with more details on this tragic event?? All I have heard so far is that it was somewhere in Sydney -- that several residents have been accounted for but there are many still missing -- anyone??
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  3. by   sunnygirl272
    wrong article..see next post...
  4. by   sunnygirl272
    Police investigate fatal nursing home fire
    Police and fire investigators are trying to find out the cause of a fatal fire at a nursing home in Sydney's south-west this morning.

    Police say an 81-year-old woman who lived at Heiden Park Lodge at Carramar died shortly after being rescued from the burning building.

    A spokesman for the fire brigade says the fire started in a bedroom of a unit at the home..

    Three other residents are being treated for smoke inhalation in hospital.

    Another 56 have been taken to hospital as a precaution.
  5. by   OzNurse69
    Thanks sunny -- should have known to check the ABC site first!!
  6. by   Tookie
    well done to the staff - it is sad that there was death - however l hope that al possible things that could be were done - and that no nurses gop the 'blame'