Factory Fire - Riverwood
Published: 27 Apr 2021 10:07am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) mobilised around 20 firefighting crews to respond to a large factory fire on Wiggs Road, Riverwood, this morning.
FRNSW received multiple Triple Zero (000) calls from 10:07am reporting a large plume of smoke coming from the factory.
Two cherry pickers and two ladder platform trucks were among the large response and were able to bring the fire under control, stopping it from spreading to a large timber pile on the property.
Four people were able to self-evacuate the property without injury.
Crews remain on scene putting out spot fires and cleaning up.
Motorists are urged to avoid the area.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
RT @pdwnews: #Riverwood: A morning fire in an aluminium factory has closed Wiggs Road. Multiple units from @FRNSW in attendance. The factory, and surrounding buildings have been evacuated. No injuries. Wiggs rd is expected to be closed for some time. @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance @7NewsSydney
01:02pm • Apr 27, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
UPDATE | More than 40 #FRNSW firefighters have brought a factory fire in Wiggs Rd, Riverwood, under control. 2 cherry pickers and 2 aerial pumper trucks attended. Firefighters stopped the fire spreading to a large timber pile on the property. Motorists urged to avoid the area.
11:20am • Apr 27, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
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