Mobile crane truck fire - Lane Cove

Published: 18 Apr 2024 08:12am

Motorists are being urged to avoid Lane Cove Tunnel following a truck fire earlier this morning.

Five Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews were called to the scene around 6.30am after reports a mobile crane truck was well alight.

The sprinkler system controlled the blaze whilst firefighters extinguished the fire completely.

There were no reported injuries however a number of people evacuated their vehicles as a safety precaution

All east bound lanes are closed and west bound lanes are severely impacted.

A heavy tow truck will be required to remove the fire-damaged truck.

It is anticipated traffic will be impacted for quite some time.

Updated: 18 Apr 2024 08:16am

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Stations nearby

LANE COVE Fire Station

55-57 Dickson Ave, Artarmon NSW 2064

CROWS NEST Fire Station

99 Shirley Road, Crows Nest NSW 2065


53 Laurel Street, Willoughby NSW 2068