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Factory fire in Yennora

Published: 1st October 2008

This morning firefighters from Guildford, Fairfield, Chester Hill, Merrylands and Wentworthville responded to a fire in a factory in Larra Street, Yennora. Fire crews arrived within nine minutes to discover smoke pouring from the two level factory. The fire involved machinery and was impinging on an office area above the fire. Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used fire hoses to quickly contain and extinguish the fire. The machinery, stock and the office were damaged in the blaze and 21 people evacuated. Ambulance officers treated several people for some inhalation and one person for minor burns. Firefighters assisted with the clean up and ventilated the factory.