Building fire in Newcastle

Published: 28th August 2007

In the early hours of this morning firefighters from Newcastle, Hamilton, Carrington and Merewether responded to a fire in a two level building in Hunter Street in Newcastle. The first crews arrived to find smoke pouring from the second level of the building. Firefighters concentrated their efforts on preventing the fire spreading through the building and contained the blaze to the disused building. After the fire was extinguished fire crews ventilated adjoining properties to limit smoke damage.