Large garage fire - Russell Lea

Published: 31 Dec 2021 04:58am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have fought a large garage fire that threatened neighbouring homes this morning at Russell Lea in Sydney's inner west.

The alarm was raised around 5am when the blaze broke out at the Undine Street address.

Fire trucks arrived and found the garage alight and at least one car inside engulfed in flames.

Authorities cut power and gas supplies to the property and all occupants of the home were accounted for.

Additional firefighters were brought in to suppress the flames which were threatening to spread to the home and adjacent houses.

Mopping up operations are now underway.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

DRUMMOYNE Fire Station

29 - 35 Lyons Road, Drummoyne NSW 2047


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BALMAIN Fire Station

391 Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041