Another day at the office: Footage from today’s Sydney Crane Fire | #FRNSW

UTS Crane Fire | Broadway.

Thousands of people have been evacuated from surrounding buildings near Broadway and Wattle Street, Ultimo, while the incident has caused traffic chaos in the middle of Sydney’s CBD.

Fire and Rescue NSW tweeted that firefighters were responding to the fire about 9.50am. A NSW Police spokesman said there were only sketchy details about the blaze. “Police Rescue are on their way. We don’t have any reports of people trapped in the crane.”

Lend Lease confirmed an incident involving one of its cranes had occurred.

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About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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