News, Culture & Society

Sydney fire: Toxic smoke covers sky as a Yennora factory goes up in flames  

Toxic smoke covers Sydney as residents are told to stay in their homes after a factory housing tonnes of cooking oil and gas cylinders goes up in flames

  • A bottling factory on in Yennora in Sydney’s west lit up in flames at 6.45pm 
  • The factory houses 10 tonnes of cooking oil and nine kilogram gas cylinders
  • Due to the smoke, residents are urged to stay inside and keep windows closed 

Residents are told to stay inside as toxic smoke covers Sydney after a factory housing tonnes of cooking oil and gas cylinders goes up in flames.  

The blaze, at a bottling factory on Norrie Street in Yennora in the city’s west, was sparked at 6.45pm on Monday. 

The factory houses 10 tonnes of cooking oil, plastic, stacks of wooden crates and nine kilogram gas cylinders. 

Residents are urged to stay inside and keep their windows closed due to the toxic fumes in the air. 

The blaze, at a bottling factory on Norrie Street in Yennora in the city’s west, was sparked at 6.45pm on Monday

Dozens of NSW Fire and Rescue are at the scene and are equipped with 10 water pumps, five ladders and cherry pickers.   

Hazmat and rescue crews are also at the scene.  

Firefighters estimate they could be battling the flames until 2am. 

A NSW Police spokesperson said no one has been seriously injured and they are unaware how the fire started.  

More to come.  

The factory houses 10 tonnes of cooking oil, plastic, stacks of wooden crates and nine kilogram gas cylinders

The factory houses 10 tonnes of cooking oil, plastic, stacks of wooden crates and nine kilogram gas cylinders 

Residents are urged to stay inside and keep their windows closed due to the toxic fumes in the air

Residents are urged to stay inside and keep their windows closed due to the toxic fumes in the air 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



Find local lawyers and law firms at USAttorneys.com