Police issue warning as a large industrial fire continues to burn in the Hunter region.
About 10.40am today (Sunday 14 November 2021), emergency services were called to an industrial complex on Mitchell Avenue, Kurri Kurri, following reports of a large fire.
Fire and Rescue NSW have multiple crews on scene and are continuing efforts to extinguish the blaze. There is currently no risk to residential properties
The building is believed to have been unoccupied at the time, and no injuries have been reported.
Officers from Hunter Valley Police District are on scene assisting with traffic management with local traffic diversions in place.
Members of the public suffering from respiratory conditions are advised to avoid the area.
Delays are expected and motorists are urged to avoid the area where possible and check www.livetraffic.com for updates.
At this stage, the cause of the fire is not known.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.