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Date PostedSeptember 15, 2017

Fire Erupts At Luxury Apartment Construction Site

Yet another building fire has erupted and this time at an apartment building under construction in Sydney’s south west.

The building went up in flames overnight while it was unoccupied.

Police are investigating whether the blaze was deliberately set with 70 firefighters being called to the scene around 8:30pm to battle the fire.

It is believed 4 storeys of the 16 storey high building were damaged by the fire, however damage was described as minor.

Firefighters got the fire under control around 11:30pm and it was completely out by midnight.

At the time one of the biggest concerns was the crane on the adjacent building which was at risk of catching alight.  See more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/09/07/21/23/fire-burning-on-16th-floor-of-sydney-building

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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