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Industrial Fire - Kurri Kurri

Sunday, 14 November 2021 02:55:42 PM

Police issue warning to local residents as a large industrial fire continues to burn in the Hunter region.

About 10.40am today (Sunday 14 November 2021), emergency services were called to an industrial complex on Mitchell Avenue, Kurri Kurri, following reports of a large fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW have multiple crews on scene and are continuing efforts to extinguish the blaze.

There is currently no risk to residential properties.

The building is believed to have been unoccupied at the time, and no injuries have been reported.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District are on scene assisting with traffic management with local traffic diversions in place.

Members of the public are advised to stay home with your windows closed and air-conditioning on. Those suffering from a respiratory condition are advised to avoid the area and seek medical assistance if required.

Delays are expected and motorists are urged to avoid the area where possible and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.

At this stage, the cause of the fire is not known.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.