Major Hazmat Incident - Coonamble

Published: 05 Aug 2020 02:22pm

A major Hazmat incident is underway at a water treatment plant, where approximately 2500 L of hydrochloric acid has leaked from a tank. Fire and Rescue NSW crews have isolated the tank and contained the leak, the cleanup is currently being undertaken and will continue for some time.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

COONAMBLE Fire Station

95 Castlereagh Street, Coonamble NSW 2829

GILGANDRA Fire Station

15 Warren Road, Gilgandra NSW 2827


64 Cassilis Street, Coonabarabran NSW 2357