Building Fire - Leichhardt

Published: 05 Aug 2020 01:56am

Just before 2am this morning Fire and Rescue NSW crews were called to reports of a building fire on Moore St, Leichhardt.

More than 20 firefighters from across the Inner West battled the blaze which was believed to have started in the loading dock of the building and spread to a residential building on the same property.

More than ten residents were safely evacuated and crews were able to contain the fire from spreading to nearby homes.

Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby


1 Marion Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040

ASHFIELD Fire Station

16 Victoria Street, Ashfield NSW 2131

NEWTOWN Fire Station

214-216 Australia Street, Newtown NSW 2042