A man has died after he was dragged from a house fire at a disability share home in Sydney’s south-west this morning.
Emergency crews were called to the blaze on River Avenue at Carramar about 7.15am, and found smoke coming from a single-level villa.
Police said a man, believed to be aged in his 40s, was removed from inside the building by a staff member and another resident.
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Officers from Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance paramedics performed CPR on the man, however, sadly he could not be revived.
Another man was also found outside the home suffering the effects of smoke inhalation and has been taken to hospital.
The fire has since been extinguished.
Fire investigators and police detectives are working to determine the cause of the blaze.
A man in his 40s has died after fire broke out in his bedroom at Carramar. He was pulled unresponsive from the disability share home by a carer and resident, firies conducted CPR but he couldn’t be saved. Home fitted with smoke alarms, unsure if activated @9NewsSyd pic.twitter.com/xdrEHIjWIW
— Sophie Walsh (@sophie_walsh9) April 12, 2021