Structure Fire - Stanmore

Published: 10 Jun 2021 02:35pm

Just after 2:30pm, Fire and Rescue NSW responded to numerous Triple Zero (000) calls about large amounts of smoke issuing from an underground carpark on Trafalgar St, Stanmore.

Firefighters arrived to find black smoke issuing from the carpark, with a car and small storage room well alight. Due to the location of the fire and an electrical hazard, battling the blaze was initially difficult.

more than 20 firefighters worked to extinguish the fire.

One storage unit and one car were destroyed in the blaze and 14 residential units were damaged by smoke and heat.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are continuing.

NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were also in attendance.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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