Restaurant fire in Leichhardt

Published: 4th May 2009

Firefighters from Leichhardt, Ashfield, Newtown, Marrickville, Glebe, Burwood, Hazmat specialists from Greenacre and the Duty Commander responded to a fire in a restaurant in Norton Street, Leichhardt early this morning. Fire crews were on scene in six minutes to find a fire in a ground floor restaurant in a four level building. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus quickly contained the fire and extinguish it in less than half an hour. The restaurant was severely damaged in the fire and the cause is under investigation.