Power pole alight - North Lambton

Published: 26 Jul 2020 09:09pm

Just after 9pm last night Fire and Rescue NSW crews from North Lamton were called to reports of a power pole alight on Werona St, North Lambton.

Upon arrival firefighters noticed the pole was well alight and at risk of falling and impacting nearby properties.

More than ten residents from three homes nearby were evacuated as a precaution. However Crews from Lambton and Newcastle Fire Stations were able to bring the fire under control quickly and render the area safe.

Footage of the incident can be accessed via the link below.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

listView more incidents

Related safety topics

Smoke alarms

It“s the law to have at least one working smoke alarm installed on every level of your home.

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

For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

For flood information, warnings or requests for non-life threatening assistance, call the SES on 132 500 or visit the NSW State Emergency Service website here. [external link].

For information directly relating to bushfires please call the Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Website here. [external link]

Stations nearby

LAMBTON Fire Station

40 Young Road, Lambton NSW 2299


91 Industrial Drive, Mayfield West NSW 2304

WALLSEND Fire Station

15 Summerhill Rd, Wallsend NSW 2287