“We are talking about tonnes and tonnes of bricks that could come down and become projectiles,” he said in an interview with Today.
“That is why we have such a tight exclusion zone, not allowing anyone in, including firefighters, until we get the engineers in.”
The last of the flames are believed to have been extinguished at around 2AM this morning.
A large area has been cordoned off along Elizabeth, Randle and Chalmers Street in Sydney’s CBD.
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