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Building Collapse - Lane Cove North

Time of incident: 07 Apr 2021 - 5:54 pm

Over thirty Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters were responded to a crane collapse on Taylors Lane in Lane Cove, just before 6pm yesterday evening.

While lifting a demountable building, the crane collapsed, coming to rest on the side of a building. A number of people were evacuated from adjacent and nearby buildings, while crews worked to bring the incident under control.

NSW Police Force and NSW Ambulance were responded to assist, and SafeWork NSW was notified of the incident.

With the assistance of another crane, the collapsed crane was righted and removed from the scene just after midnight.

Published: 08 Apr 2021 11:47am

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Stations nearby

LANE COVE Fire Station

55-57 Dickson Ave, Artarmon NSW 2064

GLADESVILLE Fire Station

7a Pittwater Road, Gladesville NSW 2111

WILLOUGHBY Fire Station

53 Laurel Street, Willoughby NSW 2068