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Building Fire - Mayfield

Time of incident: 14 Oct 2020 - 12:08am

Shortly after 12am this morning Fire and Rescue NSW crews from the Newcastle region responded to Frith St, Mayfield following reports of a fire in a commercial building.

Upon arrival crews found a hydraulic line from machinery had burst and ignited, causing multiple fires in the building and spreading to the control room of the factory.

More than than forty firefighters battled the blaze for a number of hours and managed to contain the fire just before 4am, however the building was severely damaged.

Approximately forty people were evacuated from the area, with one treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for smoke inhalation.

Photos of the incident can be found at the below link.

Published: 14 Oct 2020 11:15am

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Stations nearby

MAYFIELD WEST Fire Station

91 Industrial Drive, Mayfield West NSW 2304

LAMBTON Fire Station

40 Young Road, Lambton NSW 2299

CARRINGTON Fire Station

49 - 51 Young Street, Carrington NSW 2294