Hazmat Incident - Greenacre
Published: 29 Sep 2020 12:31pm
At approximately 12:30pm Fire and Rescue NSW crews were called to a rail yard on Wentworth Street, Greenacre, after receiving reports of a chemical spill.
Crews from Bankstown Fire Station and Hazardous Materials specialists from Chester Hill Fire Station arrived on scene to find a goods train carrying chemicals in eight containers, with two of the containers leaking a reactive substance.
Nearby business are currently being evacuated and an exclusion zone will then be enforced in all directions.
NSW Police are in attendance to direct traffic and assist with evacuations.
Members of the public and motorists are asked to avoid the area with Mainline Road, Turnout Drive and Cosgrove Road closed.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.
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