Firefighters are battling a blaze at Casino.
Firefighters are battling a blaze at Casino.

Grass fire jumps railways tracks at Casino

UPDATE, 5.25pm: The grass fire at Bent St, Casino, has now been brought under control by firefighters.

 

Original story: EMERGENCY services are battling a structure fire in Bent St at Casino.

A Fire & Rescue NSW spokeswoman said they were called at 4.18pm and one Casino crew attended Bent St.

"They called for RFS to attend as there the fire was crowning in the trees," she said.

"They also got the Casino tanker to go along as well."

The Fire & Rescue NSW spokeswoman said crews were making attempts to contact NSW Rail after the fire jumped the tracks towards Hotham St.

"There's then been a repeat call after the fire was moving towards property Hotham St," she said.

More to come.


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