Forklift Fire - Flemington

Published: 27 Aug 2020 10:52am

Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Sydney's West have finished mopping up at Flemington Markets, near Sydney Olympic Park, after a fire earlier today.

A call to Triple Zero (000) shortly before 11am, reported a forklift had caught alight inside the marketplace, with the driver attempting to use an extinguisher to stop the fire.

Firefighters from Lidcombe fire station arrived within minutes to find the LPG forklift totally involved with fire and got to work immediately, to bring the fire under control.

The forklift was destroyed however, no other damage or injuries occurred.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141

CONCORD Fire Station

153 Concord Road, Concord (North Strathfield) NSW 2137


122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141