Machinery Fire - Fairfield East

Published: 24 Sep 2020 08:20am

At 8:20am, Fire and Rescue NSW were alerted to a fire in an industrial shredder in a waste recycling plant on Lisbon St, Fairfield East.

Multiple crews from Sydney's Western Suburbs responded to the incident, arriving to the scene find a large amount of smoke in the area.

After investigating the cause, firefighters discovered a smouldering fire in a large industrial bin, inside a waste recycling plant.

Once power was isolated, crews worked for over 40minutes to extinguish the fire.

Crews then worked to ventilate the area and render the incident safe.

No injuries for sustained a result of the incident.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

YENNORA Fire Station

198 Fairfield Road, Yennora NSW 2161


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GUILDFORD Fire Station

263 Guildford Road, Guildford NSW 2161