Fire crews save building after laundry blaze in Rose Bay
Written by Daniel Shaw   
Saturday, 20 September 2014 01:35

Fire crews save building after laundry blaze in Rose Bay

At around 11.10pm, Fire & Rescue NSW were called to a shop fire on Newcastle St, Rose Bay.

Crews forced entry into a laundry and began their fire-fighting operations.

Thick black smoke made visibility difficult, so thermal cameras were used to assist in finding the source of the fire.

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Newtown residents evacuated after building collapse
Written by Daniel Shaw   
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 22:17

Residents evacuated after building collapse in Newtown

At around 3.30pm, a building site on Pearl St was evacuated after a large brick structure collapsed.

Emergency services responded to the incident, involving NSW Police, Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance.

One of the first on scene was a local resident named Janet. Being an off duty nurse, Janet assessed the situation and started the search for casualties. Luckily everyone escaped injury.

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BBQ gas bottle explodes in Bondi Junction high-rise apartment
Written by Daniel Shaw   
Thursday, 11 September 2014 20:54

BBQ gas bottle explodes in Bondi Junction high-rise apartment

At around 7.00pm Fire & Rescue NSW responded to a high-rise apartment blaze on Newland St, Bondi Junction.

A gas BBQ exploded into flames. Fire crews entered the building and extinguished the fire. The gas cylinder was cooled down and allowed to vent.

The occupants were assessed by paramedics however no one sustained any injuries.

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