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Multi-storey unit fire

Published: 8th March 2007

Fire crews from Lidcombe, Silverwater, Concord, Ashfield and Bankstown were quickly on scene to contain a fire in a multi-storey residential apartment building in Lidcombe. The fire, in an upper storey unit, was prevented from spreading and extinguished by firefighters wearing air tanks. Fifty people were evacuated from the building during firefighting operations and fire crews assisted with the clean up. A fire in a unit at Lethbridge Park was extinguished by firefighters from Dunheved, Mount Druitt and Huntingwood, with one occupant taken to hospital. An accident involving a truck and four cars near Goulburn was attended by the local fire crew from Goulburn with assistance from Moss Vale firefighters.