Heavy smoke as fire engulfs Attadale home

The Attadale house fire. Photo: Andrew Ritchie
The Attadale house fire. Photo: Andrew Ritchie

THE Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES)  is at the scene of a large house fire in Attadale.

The blaze broke out shortly after 2pm at a home on Roberts Road.

DFES received a call at 2.20pm with reports a carport was on fire.

Smoke in Attadale seen from across the river. Photo: Lou Casey

Ten crews are in attendance and the blaze was contained at 3.10pm, but not controlled.

Three crews are in breathing apparatus at the scene and there were reports one man had been treated by paramedics.