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

RYDE Fire Station

216 - 218 Blaxland Road, Ryde NSW 2112

CONCORD Fire Station

153 Concord Road, Concord (North Strathfield) NSW 2137