Industrial Bin Fire - Wyoming

Time of incident: 16 Oct 2020 - 11:39am

Just after 11:30am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW responded to a commercial site on the Pacific Highway, Wyoming after a Triple Zero (000) caller reported a fire in a large industrial waste bin.

Crews from Wyoming Fire Station arrived shortly after and found a large industrial cardboard compacting bin was well alight behind a grocery store.

Firefighters worked to control the blaze, before emptying the remaining cardboard from the bin to complete extinguishment.

As a result of the fire, approximately 50 people were evacuated from the grocery store until the site was rendered safe.

Published: 16 Oct 2020 03:29pm

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Stations nearby

WYOMING Fire Station

2 Laycock Street, Wyoming NSW 2250

GOSFORD Fire Station

12 Brougham Street, Gosford (East) NSW 2250

KARIONG Fire Station

Pacific Highway, Kariong NSW 2250