Multiple people suffering smoke inhalation - Crows Nest

Published: 08 Jul 2022 11:07am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are at the scene of a fire at Crows Nest in Sydney where multiple people, including a baby, have been overcome by smoke.

The fire broke out in a building in Clarke Street around 10am.

The blaze, amongst food stuffs, generated a large amount of smoke, inhaled by those inside.

NSW Ambulance paramedics are on hand, treating the occupants, including the infant.

Firefighters are deploying a large extraction fan to clear the smoke from the property.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

CROWS NEST Fire Station

99 Shirley Road, Crows Nest NSW 2065

NEUTRAL BAY Fire Station

28 Yeo Street, Neutral Bay NSW 2089

LANE COVE Fire Station

55-57 Dickson Ave, Artarmon NSW 2064