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Fire destroys Port Kennedy home

Half a million dollars damage to a Port Kennedy home destroyed by fire
Photos: Tex Reeks and Genna Rose Spence

A Port Kennedy home has been gutted by fire overnight which caused more than $500,000 in damages.

About 7.20pm, the blaze tore through the Corfu Pass property.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, the single-storey structure was fully engulfed in flames.

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It’s understood the fire started from a faulty air-conditioning unit.

For three hours, crews worked to extinguish the blaze and clear the area.

It is believed no one was injured during the incident.

Photo: Genna Rose Spence

The house has been deemed unsafe and the occupants have been forced to find alternative accommodation.

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