Incident Date
9 August 2020
Locations Affected
Northern metro

Key Messages

MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd. is a battery and e-waste recycling facility that had an EPA licence to operate at 1789-1791 Sydney Road Campbellfield.

Our officers have been inspecting the site for compliance with their licence regularly since 2019.

We attended a fire at the facility on 9 August 2020.

We were a support agency while the fire was burning. Our role at the site was to provide technical advice to Fire Rescue Victoria on:

  • air quality
  • firewater runoff.
Our officers have attended the site regularly since the fire. We are the lead agency working on recovery after the fire.

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Reviewed 17 June 2021