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Building Fire - Erskine Park

Time of incident: 19 Nov 2020 - 2:42pm

Just after 2:20pm, Fire and Rescue NSW were alerted to an automatic fire alarm on Quarry Road, Erskine Park, with reports of fire in a waste processing factory.

St Marys Fire Station arrived to confirm a fire in the structure and requested additional stations from across Western Sydney to attend.

Crews worked to attack the blaze both internally and externally for over two hours, utilising foam to assist in firefighting efforts as well as plant machinery to pull apart debris to find the origin of the fire.

Approximately fifty people on-site had self evacuated. NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were in attendance however no injuries were reported.

Images of the incident can be found at the link below.

Published: 19 Nov 2020 05:27pm

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Stations nearby

ST. MARYS Fire Station

1 Marsden Road, ST Marys NSW 2760

MOUNT DRUITT Fire Station

81 Railway Street, Mount Druitt NSW 2770

HUNTINGWOOD Fire Station

42 Huntingwood Drive, Huntingwood NSW 2148