Solar Panel Fire - Niagara Park
Time of incident: 10 Jan 2021 - 11:36am
Just after 11:30am this morning Fire and Rescue NSW responded to a Triple Zero (000) call to reports of solar panels alight on the roof of a house in Crestwood Ave, Niagara Park
On arrivals Fire crews found a small amount of smoke issuing and continued to investigate.
Crews found the smoke severely damaged an Isolation Box on the roof for the Solar Panels. Crews checked thoroughly for any fire extension to the remaining roof and premises,
Power was disconnected to the solar panels and rendered safe. Panels were also covered
Rural Fire Service were in attendance along with police
Published: 11 Jan 2021 10:14am
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