A man has suffered extensive burns during a large blaze at a waste management facility at St Mary's in Sydney's west.
The man - aged in his 40s - has suffered burns to 60 per cent of his body.
20 fire crews from across Sydney initially responded when they were called at around 8.30am to an address on Links Road.
The blaze has now been contained with crews expected to remain on the scene for the majority of the day.
There are reports of cans exploding and large plums of smoke billowing into air.