Building fire - Gateshead

Published: 11 Dec 2020 11:58am

Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Tingira Heights and Charlestown fire stations are extinguishing a fire that broke out in a recycling plant on Oakdale Road, Gateshead, at 11.58am today.

The fire in the paper recycling plant was contained to a pile of paper and with the help of an excavator, firefighters were able to pull the pile apart to assist in its extinguishment.

Crews remain on scene and there are no reported injuries.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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