West Footscray Industrial Fire Sends Smoke Into Skies Over Melbourne
A huge column of toxic black smoke from an industrial fire in West Footscray stretched out over the western Melbourne suburbs on August 30.
More than 80 firefighters and over 20 units, including aerial equipment, responded to the fire.
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade alerted that “toxic smoke may impact an area 2 Kilometres around Somerville Road and Paramount Road West Footscray,” warning people to avoid the area.
News reports said multiple explosions were heard.
There were no reports of injuries or causalities at the time of writing.
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