Restaurant ablaze in Sydney’s west

EMERGENCY services ere at the scene of a building fire at Lidcombe in Sydney’s west this afternoon.

Crews were first called to the Bridge Street address about 3.15pm AEDT where they found a restaurant well alight. 

The restaurant and surrounding buildings have been evacuated as firefighters work to extinguish the blaze.


Thankfully, there have been no reports of injuries.

Police have asked Motorists and members of the public to avoid the area where possible.

Forensic officers will examine the scene once the fire is extinguished to help determine the cause of the blaze.

Bridge Street will be closed until Sunday morning with the firefighting operation expected to last well into the night.

PICTURE: Twitter