Tamworth firies responded to reports of a building fire and on arrival found a local trucking company with heavy fire showing through the roof. The building, which contained pallets of explosive material and aerosols, was totally destroyed by the fire. The incident was upped to a 5th alarm and drew appliances from Tamworth, Manilla, Werris Creek, Warral, Kingswood, Moore Creek, Kootingal and Utunga.
Both the NSW RFS and Fire & Rescue NSW worked for days to completely extinguish the fire.
TAMWORTH FACTORY FIRE: A major blaze has gutted a freight factory in Taminda overnight. It's believed the building will have to be demolished. Tune in tonight from 6pm for the full details #NBNNews
Posted by NBN Television on Monday, 15 January 2018
An explosive fire has destroyed the headquarters of a Tamworth trucking company.PRIME7 Local News weeknights at 6pm.#PRIME7
Posted by Prime7 News North West on Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Fire and Rescue NSW incident controller Peter Nugent at the scene of the Taminda Fire.
Posted by The Northern Daily Leader on Monday, 15 January 2018
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