Silo Fire - Casino
Published: 18 Jan 2021 01:55pm
Fire and Rescue NSW firefighters and specialist HAZMAT crews are working to make a production plant safe following a fire just before 2pm this afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the stock feed production plant on Reynolds Street, Casino after staff reported a fire in a cooling tower chute.
Firefighters have set up an exclusion zone and are monitoring the silo with thermal imaging technology before they begin to safely empty its contents and prevent further fire spread.
Approximately 16 staff have been evacuated from the premises however no injuries have been reported.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area as operations are ongoing.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
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