Crews battling large factory fire in Sydney’s west

About 100 people have been evacuated as crews battle a large blaze in Sydney’s west.

The recycling plant in Auburn went up in flames around 2pm on Wednesday.


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More than 60 fire fighters are battling the blaze and trying to stop it from spreading.

Two people have been treated at the scene, one for burns to their face and hands, the other to their hands and arms.

It’s thought the fire started when rubbish under the building ignited.