Fire at Old Gas Works site highlights security issue

OLD GAS WORKS: Emergency crews at the Old Gas Works site on Friday evening. A fire there has raised concerns about security at the site.

OLD GAS WORKS: Emergency crews at the Old Gas Works site on Friday evening. A fire there has raised concerns about security at the site.

A roof fire in one of the outbuildings at the Old Bathurst Gas Works on Friday evening has again highlighted the issue of site security.

The fire broke out at 7.20pm and was quickly contained by firefighters.

But the incident has sparked anger from Councillor Bobby Bourke, who has petitioned for better security at the site for years.

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