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Building fire in Guildford

Published: 17th April 2009

Firefighters from Guildford, Fairfield, Merrylands, Chester Hill and the Duty Commander responded to a fire in a building on The Esplanade, Guilford in the early hours of this morning. Crews were on scene in eight minutes to find a single level building totally engulfed in flames. Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus worked for several hours to extinguish the fire and had to overcome a partial roof and wall collapse, live power lines and the presence of LPG cylinders in the building. The building suffered extensive damage and two people from a nearby house were