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.


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.