100 Evacs from building fire - Alexandria

Published: 29 Aug 2020 10:20pm

Shortly after 10pm this evening Fire and Rescue NSW responded two crews to an Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) on Mandible Street in Alexandria.

On arrival, firefighters found a smoke logged building with approximately one hundred people self-evacuating.

The fire was located in the garbage chute of an 8 level building.

The fire has been extinguished and occupants are returning to their units.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Smoke alarms

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

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