Mt Warrigal retirement home threatened by fire

Four fire crews were called to protect a Mt Warrigal retirement home from a grass fire this afternoon.

More than 30 triple 0 calls were made to report the fire in the vicinity of Mackenzie Avenue and  Cuthbert Drive in Mt Warrigal at 2.30pm today.

There were concerns for the safety of a number of senior citizens in the nearby Warrigal Care retirement home.

The fire crews took 45 minutes to bring the grass fire under control. By that time two hectares of bushland had been burnt out.

There were no injuries reported.

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