Cast and crew evacuated from Big Brother house

A fire has resulted in the cast and crew of Big Brother being evacuated.

The Big Brother house (image – Daily Mail)

TV Blackbox has learned the cast and crew of the 2021 season of Big Brother, which is currently filming at The Barracks on Sydney’s north, have been evacuated due to a shrub fire.

Sources tell TV Blackbox backburning broke containment lines at approx 2pm Sydney time today, but the house is not on fire.

It has been confirmed host Sonia Kruger was evacuated along with crew.

An Endemol Shine Australia spokesperson has told TV Blackbox:

“Due to the impact of a prescribed hazard reduction burn at North Head, the Big Brother crew on site were safely evacuated. Filming is yet to commence and production will resume when it is safe to do so.”

*Additional reporting by Benjamin Norris

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