Building Fire - Gateshead (Newcastle)

Published: 25 Oct 2020 07:35pm

Just after 7:30pm, Fire and Rescue NSW responded to Oakdale Road, Gateshead after receiving numerous Triple Zero (000) calls with reports of a building fire.

Multiple crews from fire stations across the Hunter and Newcastle regions arrived shortly after to find black smoke and flames issuing from a large single level commercial building.

Over 55 fire fighters are currently working to control the fire and prevent further spread.

NSW Ambulance are in attendance for fire fighters well being and NSW Police are also in attendance.

Updated: 03 Mar 2022 06:39pm

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