Family escaped from a house which collapsed in Sydney’s west, Australia


A two-storey house, built only “six to 12 months” ago, had suffered structural damage on Norman Street in Condell Park, Sydney’s west, Australia, on Friday night. Three people were asleep inside the home. Fire crews which specialise in rescue and structural collapse attended the scene. „There wasn’t much we could do,” they said. Fortunately, there was a lucky escape with three people being able to self-evacuate with no injuries,” Superintendent Dewberry said. there was no indication of what caused the collapse.


The five-bedroom, three-bathroom house was built last year and was listed for rent in November 2022 beig presented as “a new benchmark for the most superior products available for rent in south-western Sydney” .The company which built a house that collapsed on Friday, Hemisphere Construction, has described the incident as “deeply distressing.” NSW Building and Better Regulation Minister Anoulack Chanthivong said Fair Trading and emergency services would be investigating the cause of the collapse.