Jail Cell Fire - Lidcombe

Published: 12 Jun 2020 12:34pm

Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Bankstown and Lidcombe were called to attend a fire in the Mary Wade Correctional Centre in Lidcombe.

Fire crews worked with onsite prison guards to locate and contain the fire to its cell of origin.

48 people were evacuated.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141


122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162