A truck was unable to used do to the lack of water pressure from the steepness of laneway. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
A truck was unable to used do to the lack of water pressure from the steepness of laneway. Picture: Gordon McComiskie

Suspicious fire destroys Sydney photography studio

A MASSIVE fire has gutted a northern Sydney photography studio under suspicious circumstances overnight.

Emergency services were called to reports of a fire on Curry Lane, Artarmon about 10.30pm.

At around 10:30pm last night emergency services were called to Curry Lane cross of Reserve Road Artarmon for a fire. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
At around 10:30pm last night emergency services were called to Curry Lane cross of Reserve Road Artarmon for a fire. Picture: Gordon McComiskie

When they arrived, they found a fire had started in Sugar Apple Studio, a popular photography studio.

Emergency services struggled to manoeuvre their vehicles into the tight alleyways to fight the blaze.

The fire took about an hour to extinguish. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
The fire took about an hour to extinguish. Picture: Gordon McComiskie

Flames could be seen erupting from vents in the roof, while windows shattered under the intense heat.

Four crews of firefighters moved quickly to douse the fire, but not before the roof of the building collapsed.

No people were injured in the blaze. A crime scene has since been established and it is understood that police are treating the blaze as suspicious.

The warehouse was declared a crime scene due to the suspicious nature. Investigations are continuing. Picture: Gordon McComiskie
The warehouse was declared a crime scene due to the suspicious nature. Investigations are continuing. Picture: Gordon McComiskie


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