Large Factory Fire - Prestons
Published: 19 Mar 2021 05:10am
Just after 5 am this morning, the first of many Triple Zero (000) calls were received to reports of a factory on fire on Hoxton Park Road in Prestons.
Firefighters arrived to find fire through the roof and expanding into the adjoining premises.
Fire and Rescue NSW has assigned over 150 firefighters to this incident.
The contents of the factory are reported to include brake fluid, insecticide and an LPG cylinder.
Operations are ongoing and expected to extend into this afternoon.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
RT @PaulBaxterFRNSW: Update from the scene of the factory fire in Prestons. A complex mix of hazardous materials and structure collapse. @FRNSW crews are being assisted by our scientific officer as well as the @NSW_EPA, @nswpolice and others. #FirstResponders #HAZMAT
04:45pm • Mar 19, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
RT @PaulBaxterFRNSW: Firefighting operations are continuing at large factory fire in Prestons. Factory reported to contain tens of thousands of litres of flammable and dangerous liquids including ethanol, insecticide, brake fluid, hydraulic oil and LPG. Operations expected to extend into afternoon.
11:45am • Mar 19, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
RT @PaulBaxterFRNSW: Over 100 of our @FRNSW firefighters from thirty different crews have been working since the early hours of this morning to extinguish a large factory fire in Prestons in Sydney's south-west. Operations are ongoing.
10:08am • Mar 19, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
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