Fire fighters pull elderly woman from burning house in Sydney’s south

An elderly woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled from a burning house in Sydney’s south-west overnight.

Emergency services were called to the woman’s Bullecourt Avenue home in Milperra at around 6.30pm.

Crews arrived to find the house well alight.


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Firefighters raced into the burning building after learning that a 73-year-old woman was still inside.

She was removed from a bedroom and treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.

A crime scene was established and investigators will examine the home to determine the cause of the blaze, however police say the fire is not being treated as suspicious.