Firefighters are battling a massive blaze in a large multi-storey building in central Sydney as emergency services cordoned off the area.
Television footage showed firefighters trying to put out the fire in a building close to Sydney’s central railway station. A car parked nearby was also in flames.
“Terrible fire in Surry Hills in my electorate. Please stay safe and listen to instructions from emergency services,” lawmaker Tanya Plibersek said in a statement on Twitter.
Light rail services near the blaze were suspended until further notice, an update from New South Wales Transport said.
A spokesperson for the New South Wales Police said there were currently no reports of injuries.
Burning embers were also swept onto a balcony in a nearby building, the television footage showed.
The fire service did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
A spokesperson for the New South Wales Ambulance declined to comment.