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Sydney petrol station erupts into flames, worker hailed for quick response
1 year ago

Sydney petrol station erupts into flames, worker hailed for quick response

A service station worker has been praised for his quick thinking after a sports car went up in flames on Saturday night at a petrol station in Sydney’s north-west.

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Man sprays petrol at Sydney service station before setting it alight
1 year ago

Man sprays petrol at Sydney service station before setting it alight

A man remains under police guard in hospital after spraying petrol at a Sydney service station before setting it alight.

The shocking incident unfolded about 2.20am this morning on Regent …
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Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up
2 years ago

Truck explodes into flames on Princes Highway forcing evacuations, long clean-up

The petrol tanker that burst into flames near Wollongong this morning has taken 130 firefighters five hours to get under control but amazingly left all unharmed.

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Emergency services fight to contain Perth petrol station fire
2 years ago

Emergency services fight to contain Perth petrol station fire

A car fire outside a Perth petrol station has caused a stressful scene for emergency services, with firefighters working quickly to contain the blaze.

The fire started at a car …
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Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire
2 years ago

Worker awarded damages after underground petrol tank fire

A man has been awarded several hundred thousand dollars in damages after being seriously burnt while working on an underground petrol tank in Canberra’s north.

Phillip Raymond D’Arcy suffered burns …
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Diesel tanker fire shuts major road amid fears of explosion
2 years ago

Diesel tanker fire shuts major road amid fears of explosion

Fire crews have managed to contain a blaze that took hold of a diesel tanker south-west of Sydney.

The truck was carrying 32,000 litres of diesel when it …
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Petrol dousing sparks siege at Geelong Ring Road service station
4 years ago

Petrol dousing sparks siege at Geelong Ring Road service station

Bodey Dittloff, 23 April 2016

A MAN tried to set himself alight at a busy petrol station on the Geelong Ring Road, putting customers and staff at risk and sparking …
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Petrol tank of police patrol car catches fire at Largs Bay while being filled at service station
4 years ago

Petrol tank of police patrol car catches fire at Largs Bay while being filled at service station

15 April 2016

A POLICE officer has escaped injury after the petrol tank of his patrol car caught fire while he was filling it at a service station.

At 1am …
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WA fires: Waroona blaze closes Greater Bunbury petrol stations
5 years ago

WA fires: Waroona blaze closes Greater Bunbury petrol stations

Molly Baxter, 07 January 2016

Several petrol stations in Eaton, Australind and Treendale areas near Bunbury have been ordered to stop serving fuel on Thursday afternoon.

The decision has been made that the …
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Stockton service station destroyed by suspicious fire

14 December 2015

A suspicious fire has destroyed a Stockton service station at the centre of a legal dispute.

Newcastle Council has taken action against the owner of the …
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