Unit Fire - Wallsend

Published: 17 Aug 2020 03:15pm

Emergency services are currently on scene at a unit fire on Davies St, Wallsend.

Fire and Rescue NSW received a Triple Zero (000) call shortly after 3pm today reporting large amounts of black smoke issuing from the unit.

Several crews from across the Newcastle region are currently working to contain the blaze.

One female occupant is being transported to hospital after suffering burns to her hands.

NSW Police and NSW Ambulance are also on scene.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

WALLSEND Fire Station

15 Summerhill Rd, Wallsend NSW 2287

CARDIFF Fire Station

18 Taylor Street, Cardiff NSW 2285

MINMI Fire Station

20 Woodford Street, Minmi NSW 2287