Factory Fire - Prestons

Published: 15 Nov 2020 02:51am

Just before 3.00am Sunday morning, Fire and Rescue NSW crews from South West Sydney responded to reports of a factory alight on Powdrill Rd, Prestons.

On arrival, crews found large volumes of smoke coming from the block of four factory units with a further hazard of powerlines down adjacent to the premises.

Approximately 12 fire trucks were called to this incident, and firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze in just over an hour.

Whilst the single level factory unit was severely damaged by fire, there was no fire spread to adjacent properties.

No injuries were reported at this incident.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

listView more incidents

Related safety topics

High-rise fire safety

The best way to keep you and your family safe is to prevent fires from occurring and know what to do in case of a fire.

Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

For flood information, warnings or requests for non-life threatening assistance, call the SES on 132 500 or visit the NSW State Emergency Service website here. [external link].

For information directly relating to bushfires please call the Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Website here. [external link]

Stations nearby

BUSBY Fire Station

101 Cartwright Avenue, Busby NSW 2168


162 Greenway Drive, Horningsea Park NSW 2171


8 Brooks Street, Macquarie Fields NSW 2564