8 Apr 2024

Large fire damages Parnell backpackers

From Morning Report, 7:09 am on 8 April 2024

It's been confirmed no one was killed or injured in a fire that extensively damaged a backpackers in Parnell Sunday afternoon.

Ten people were evacuated from the City Garden Lodge when the blaze erupted at around half past four.

A scene guard remains in place and fire investigators will return on Monday to determine the cause of the fire.

Reporter Jordan Dunn spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.