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Timber yard blaze in Byron estate sparked fireys’ worries

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Firefighters at a wood-yard blaze in Byron Bay’s Centennial Circuit on Saturday were concerned the fire could have turned very nasty after a gas bottle on the site began to vent.

NSW Fire & Rescue received several calls around 9.20am Saturday about the fire and firefighters arrived to find small corrugated iron industrial shed in the timber yard was was well alight.

A neighbouring building threatened by fire was protected by brigades from Byron Bay and Bangalaow.

The blaze also damaged an air conditioning unit firefighters held concerns about several gas cylinders, one of which was venting gas, a NSW Fire & Rescue spokesperson told Echonetdaily.


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