Casino Railway station  Casino.  Photo Doug Eaton / The Northern Star
Casino Railway station Casino. Photo Doug Eaton / The Northern Star Doug Eaton

Fire near train lines now extinguished

UPDATE 4.05pm: THE grass fire that caused the closure of train lines at Casino this afternoon has been extinguished.

Passenger trains are not affected at this time.

 

Original story:  FIREFIGHTERS are on scene at a fire at Colches Street in Casino.

Fire and Rescue NSW and the Rural Fire Service are on scene fighting a grass fire in the old railway yards.

Trains have been halted on the line because of the smoke and to provide safe access for firefighters.



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60 fires burn across the state

60 fires burn across the state

Fire fighters continue to work hard to contain fires.