Large chemical fire - St Marys

Published: 19 Apr 2022 07:42am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews battling a hazardous materials fire at St Marys in Sydney’s west are urging local residents to remain indoors to avoid dangerous fumes.

The fire broke out around 6.30 this morning at a large chemical warehouse in Christie Street.

More than 130 firefighters and 26 fire trucks are at the scene trying to gain control of the blaze.

Aerosol cans are exploding within the site where a liquid petroleum gas cylinder is also alight.

The fire is producing a a large amount of fumes and FRNSW is advising residents to stay indoors and shut any windows.

The public is also being urged to avoid the area if possible.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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