Recyclables catch fire at tip building
THE CREW working at the Biomass Solutions facility would have been flooded with memories of a past fire that put them out of action for months when they received the news of a fire blazing at the building.
At 9.30pm on Wednesday, Fire and Rescue NSW was called to a fire at Biomass Solutions, located at the Coffs Harbour tip.
The fire set off an automatic fire alarm and firefighters were on scene extinguishing the flames until 12.40am.
Fire and Rescue NSW Coffs Harbour station officer Michael Kearnes said a pile of domestic recyclables was alight.
The hazardous materials unit was also on site and an excavator was used to move objects to
Fire crews were on scene extinguishing the flames until 12.40am.
get to the fire. In July 2016, a fire broke out at the Biomass Solutions facility after originating from the general waste and green disposal area at the eastern side of the building.
About 25 staff were evacuated as the fire spread to a filtration system used to aerate the facility.
Earlier this year, the facility received a new roof after it was damaged in the previous fire.
SECOND TIME: Fire crews spent Wednesday night fighting a blaze at Biomass Solutions. PHOTO: FILE