Building Fire - Newcastle

Published: 28 May 2020 10:51am

A number Fire and Rescue NSW crews are currently responding to a large fire at a hotel on Wharf Rd, Newcastle.

Large plumes of smoke are currently issuing from the roof of the building. Initial reports suggest the fire started in the flue in the kitchen of the building.

Ten people have been evacuated from the building, NSW Ambulance are on scene.

Wharf Rd is currently closed and traffic is being diverted by NSW Police.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

NEWCASTLE Fire Station

44 Union Street, Newcastle NSW 2300


49 - 51 Young Street, Carrington NSW 2294

STOCKTON Fire Station

36 Hereford Street, Stockton NSW 2295