Commercial Solar System Fire – Parkes, NSW – Solar Panel Fires

Commercial Solar System Fire – Parkes, NSW

On 8th May 2019  @ 14:18 Fire and Rescue NSW Station 417 Parkes was called to a building fire at Parkes leagues club. On route crew saw plumes of black smoke coming from the rooftop. 2 crews gained access both from the rooftop and the roof cavity and found a solar isolator had failed, catching fire. The fire had spread inside the roof space into the sarking. Crews extinguished with CO2 cylinders and monitored for any hot spots. Crew would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation as the main st was shut down for the duration of the incident.

Thanks to the quick response by Firefighters the building was fortunately saved.

 

 

 

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