Dozens of firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out in the roof of an Inner West pub.

Fourteen fire trucks and 60 firefighters at the scene at the General Gordon Hotel in Sydenham after a roof and a wall collapsed at the pub.

They’re also trying to stop the fire from spreading to the board house next door.

Emergency services were called around 1.15pm to the Railway Parade pub, and several people were evacuated. There are no reports of injuries.

Motorists and pedestrians are urged to avoid the area. Traffic diversions are in place as Gleeson Avenue and Railway Parade remain closed. Visit for more information.

Sydenham Railway Station has been closed and commuters should check for more details.

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