Major Landslide - VIDEO - Katoomba

Published: 07 Mar 2022 11:22am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a major landslide, caused by intense rainfall, at Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains.

Fire crews have put exclusion zones in place around the scene in Gang Gang Street, as the area is unstable.

The nearby rail line is also in danger and RailCorp has closed the line in both directions until engineers can assess the damage.

Blue Mountains Council workers are assisting along with NSW Police. [external link] [external link]

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.

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Stations nearby

KATOOMBA Fire Station

14 Cascade Street, Katoomba NSW 2780

LEURA Fire Station

194-196 The Mall, Leura NSW 2780


3 Cascade Street, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782