Major Fire and Rescue NSW operations as blaze engulfs seven-storey building - Surry Hills

Published: 25 May 2023 05:03pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews are battling a major fire in a multi-level building at Surry Hills, near the Sydney CBD.

Multiple Triple Zero (000) calls were received when flames started engulfing the seven-storey building on Randle Street just after 4pm.

More than 100 FRNSW firefighters, from 20 fire trucks and multiple stations, are now working to contain and extinguish the blaze.

The building is starting to collapse, while the inferno is beginning to spread to several neighbouring buildings, including residential apartments.

At least one vehicle in the vicinity has also been destroyed by fire.

The public is urged to avoid the area as firefighting operations continue.

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Updated: 26 May 2023 11:43am

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