Firies injured at 4th alarm Happy Chef building fire in Sydney
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The Happy Chef Chinese restaurant in King St Newtown went up in flames on Saturday the 24th of November. Firefighters were faced with difficult conditions, including wall collapses and 3 firies were hospitalised with non life threatening injuries due to falling debris.
Speedy recovery to those injuries firies! Several businesses remain closed as a result of the fire.
Appliance in attendance
- Pumper 5 (Newtown)
- CAFS Pumper 18 (Glebe)
- HAZMAT Pumper 13 (Alexandria)
- Pumper 28 (Marrickville)
- Pumper 22 (Leichhardt)
- Pumper 10 (Redfern)
- Rescue Pumper 1 (City of Sydney)
- Pumper 4 (Darlinghurst)
- Pumper 26 (Mascot)
- Heavy Rescue 1 (City of Sydney)
- Heavy HazMat 13 (Alexandria)
- Ladders 18 (Glebe)
- Ladder Platform 1 (City of Sydney)
- Ladder Platform 4 (Darlinghurst)
- Logistic Support Vehicle 1 (City of Sydney)
- Mobile Command Centre Alpha (Alexandria)
- Duty Commander Inner West (Ashfield)
- Duty Commander City (City of Sydney)
- Duty Commander Georges River (Kogarah)
- Zone Commander South West (On Call 1)
Photos: Martin Grant
I founded Flashover to promote Australian Firefighting. I’ve been a volunteer and a paid firefighter but now I spend my time chasing up leads, promoting good mental health and making the occasional Grumpy Firecom comic!