Rockdale fire contained - ROCKDALE
Published: 11 Jun 2022 01:37pm
Fire and Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) crews have now contained the fire in Rockdale.
Firefighters continue to work with machinery to remove and spread out the burning rubbish so it can extinguish.
People are advised to remain indoors, keep windows and doors closed, and avoid the areas of West Botany Street, Lindsay Avenue and Rockdale Plaza Drive (including in front of the Bunnings and Fitness First).
Hazmat Technicians are monitoring the smoke plume and have contained firefighter runoff from entering waterways.
This will be a protracted incident expected to continue into the early evening.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm
Fire and Rescue NSW via Twitter
ROCKDALE | #FRNSW Fire Extinguished in the waste transfer station. It took approximately 8 hours, 30 fire trucks and more than 120 firefighters to contain this fire. All roads have been reopened. @nswpolice @NSWAmbulance @NSW_EPA supported the FF operation.
04:59pm • Jun 11, 2022 - View tweet on Twitter
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