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Abandoned gym ablaze in Doncaster

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06 Nov 2017
MFB firefighters are currently on scene in Doncaster following a fire in a disused gym this evening.

Crews were called to the building in Lawford Street just before 7pm to find the abandoned building ablaze and smoke drifting across nearby Williamsons Road towards Doncaster Shopping Centre.

The building is a two storey premises approximately 20m x 40m.

Firefighters have made entry into the building and are conducting an internal attack on the fire. They are also using aerial appliances to knock the blaze down.

There is a large number of emergency services on scene and community members are advised to avoid the area.

Firefighters have managed to reduce the smoke and no evacuations have been required.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

 

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