Massive factory blaze in Sydney finally under control

Emergency services have finally brought a massive chemical blaze under control in Sydney’s west this morning.

The fire engulfed a building in Moorebank around 2.00pm yesterday afternoon, which forced the evacuation of hundreds of people.

200 people were evacuated from 15 nearby warehouses, while 100 residents were evacuated from around 40 nearby homes.


It’s understood the Baker & Co food factory could have been leaking a potentially toxic substance, with crews working hard to stop the spread.

A wall collapsed onto a tank of lavender oil during the fire, which made it difficult for firies to access certain areas.

Engineers were brought in to help fire fighters, with the blaze now reportedly under control.