Photos & Video: 10th alarm factory fire at Seven Hills, Sydney

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In 37c heat, Sydney firies were called to a factory fire in Seven Hills and on arrival found a large complex of structures alight. The response quickly escalated to end up at a 10th alarm, drawing crews from all over Sydney to assist.

Multiple large explosions were reported and several buildings suffered major collapses as the firefighting continued. Firefighters from Sydney & surrounds were responded to assist in firefighting and for crew rotation and rehabilitation due to the hot weather. 

Appliances in attendance

Aerial Pumper 97 (Huntingwood)
Pumper 43 (Seven Hills)
Pumper 67 (Baulkham Hills)
Rescue Pumper 63 (Blacktown)
Rescue Pumper 57 (Wentworthville)
Pumper 58 (Beecroft)
Pumper 94 (Kellyville)
HAZMAT Pumper 77 (St Marys)
Pumper 96 (Schofields)
Pumper 27 (Parramatta)
Rescue Pumper 71 (Castle Hill)
Aerial Pumper 86 (Penrith)
Pumper 73 (Yennora)
Pumper 32 (Mount Druitt)
Pumper 83 (Riverstone)
Pumper 14 (Ashfield)
Pumper 65 (Rydalmere)
Aerial Pumper 47 (Revesby)

CAFS Pumper 30 (Lidcombe)
CAFS Pumper 40 (Willoughby)
CAFS Pumper 56 (Matraville)
CAFS Pumper 18 (Glebe)

Technical Rescue 63 (Blacktown)
Heavy HAZMAT 77 (St Marys)
Ladder Platform 27 (Parramatta)
Ladder Platform 36 (Crows Nest)

Logistic Support Vehicle 1 (City of Sydney)
Mobile Command Centre Alpha (Alexandria)
Rehabilitation Alpha (Greenacre)
Foam Transport Vehicle Alpha (Greenacre)
Hytrans Bulk Water Transfer System (Alexandria)

Duty Commander West (Huntingwood)
Duty Commander Parramatta
Duty Commander Inner West (Ashfield)
+ 14 further senior officers

Seven Hills Factory Fire #FRNSW

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We’ve got a stack of great photos available, thanks to Quarrie Photography, NSW Emergency Vehicles, and a bunch of stations that attended. 

Photos from firefighters on scene

Quarrie Photography

Photos & Video from NSW Emergency Vehicles

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