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02 Nov 2018 | 01:38 PM UTC

Australia: Fire closes lanes on Sydney Harbour Bridge November 2-3

Australia News Alert

Fire closes lanes on Sydney Harbour Bridge November 2-3; prepare for traffic disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/2/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/3/2018, 11:59 PM (Australia/Sydney). COUNTRY/REGION Sydney (New South Wales state)

Event

A bus caught fire on the Sydney Harbour Bridge (Sydney, New South Wales state) late (local time) on Friday, November 2, closing three of four southbound lanes. According to local sources, emergency responders are on the scene and still battling the blaze as of early on Saturday, November 3; the fire has reportedly spread to neighboring buildings. Lingering traffic disruptions are to be expected on the Sydney Harbour Bridge over the coming hours. Increased congestion is to be expected on alternative thoroughfares.

Advice

Individuals in Sydney are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for lingering traffic delays near the scene of the fire, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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