Sydney, Australia, Firemen Trapped One fireman was burned to death when six firemen were trapped on the top floor of a three-story factory building at Sydney, Australia. The factory was mainly used for knitting hosiery. Shortly after the fire had started, it reached drums of oil used for lubrication. The blazing oil trapped the firemen. Three firemen were staggering blindly on the stairs, suffering intensely from burns, when rescued. A portion of the building was used for the storage of drugs and chemicals, and had the fire reached there, new hazards would have developed. The cause of the fire is not known.