Landfill fire - Smithfield

Published: 04 May 2021 02:02pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has contained a rubbish fire on Hume Road, Smithfield which broke out around 2:00 pm today.

On arrival, fire crews found a fire developing in a large pile of landfill and called in further resources, more than 30 firefighters, from surrounding suburbs to assist in containing the blaze.

FRNSW aerial trucks assisted and FRNSW Hazmat crews contained any run-off.

The rubbish pile is smoldering still and crews remain on scene to ensure it does not spread.

No one was injured in the fire.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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