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Burning rubber smell in Mitchell

By 27 November 2012 4

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Department of Transport and Regional Services warehouse on Huddart Court, Mitchell, investigating a smell of burnt rubber.

No sign of fire.

Approximately six staff have been evacuated as a precaution.

1:59 PM

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are now departing the scene.

Cause of smell has been undetermined and an electrician will further investigate.

Staff permitted to return to building.

2:52 PM

[Courtesy ESA]

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4 Responses to Burning rubber smell in Mitchell
#1
Golden-Alpine5:02 pm, 27 Nov 12

Did they check a nearby brothel? ‘Burning rubber’, get it?

#2
Pandy11:58 pm, 27 Nov 12

Golden-Alpine said :

Did they check a nearby brothel? ‘Burning rubber’, get it?

Uh no. What you saying?

#3
Felix the Cat9:32 am, 28 Nov 12

Probably some lads getting in some burnout practice for Summernats

#4
Chop7110:18 am, 28 Nov 12

Reminds me of the joke about the old guy who goes to a brothel

The lady says,
Hi old timer. Things may have changed in the last 40 years and you have to wear a rubber now.

He pulls out some cotton wool and puts it in his ears and up his nose

She says
What’s that for?

He replies.
Love, there are two things I hate in this world.
1. the sound of woman screaming and 2. the smell of burning rubber.

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