Sydney wrecking yard burns

Two people have terrible burns after a major fire broke out behind a car wrecking yard in Sydney’s southwest.

Witnesses reported hearing explosions on Fitzpatrick St, Revesby, about 3.55pm on Wednesday.

The blaze later spread to a factory next door.


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More than 100 firefighters fought to bring the fire under control on Wednesday afternoon but the flames were alight into the night.

Smoke was visible from the M5.

The victims are in the Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.

Investigators returned to the scene on Thursday and will try to work out what caused this fire to break out.