A PYROTECHNICS facility has exploded in New South Wales, setting fire to several buildings and surrounding bush.
It’s understood the explosion happened at a set of old Army Barracks on Condobolin Rd at Bogan Gate around 5.30pm EDT.
The facility is known to house high-grade fireworks, similar to those used on the Sydney Harbour Bridge for New Year’s Eve.
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The NSW Rural Fire Service has advised “numerous buildings are well alight” and a large fire is now threatening many more.
The dangerous conditions are preventing emergency services from reaching the scene.
An unknown number of buildings are currently being evacuated.
This is a developing story – there’s no further information available at this time.