Fire damaged mobile crane removed from tunnel - Lane Cove

Published: 18 Apr 2024 10:32am

A mobile crane truck which caught fire in the Lane Cove Tunnel earlier today has been removed.

A heavy tow truck removed the truck which caught fire around 6.30am.

The tunnel's sprinkler system controlled the blaze whilst Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews extinguished the fire completely.

Firefighters then mopped up a hazardous oil spill and made the area safe.

There were no reported injuries.

The incident has caused major traffic delays and motorists are still urged to avoid the area.

Media note - FRNSW footage of the crane removal is available here: [external link]

Updated: 18 Apr 2024 11:41am

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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