Rail bridge fire - Rhodes

Published: 25 Jan 2021 03:54pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has extinguished a fire that caused damage to a rail bridge at Rhodes.

Firefighters from Rhodes, Ryde and Concord fire stations were called to the scene at 3.54pm where a number of disused railway sleepers under the rail bridge and cycleway were alight.

Firefighters used multiple lengths of hose to get to the fire which was in a difficult location.

Transport for NSW was advised to alert any trains nearby.

Due to damage to the bridge, all pedestrian access will now be closed off to the public.

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Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

RHODES Fire Station

438 Concord Road, Rhodes NSW 2138

RYDALMERE Fire Station

216 Blaxland Road, Ryde NSW 2112

CONCORD Fire Station

153 Concord Road, Concord (North Strathfield) NSW 2137