Fire at the Chisholm Sports Club

By 17 March, 2012 1

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene at a fire in the roof space at the Chisholm Sports Club, Benham Street, Chisholm.

Fire has been extinguished.

The club has been evacuated and fire crews are commencing ventilation operations to clear smoke from the club.

Update to follow.

8:59pm Saturday 17 March 2012


Approx 100 patrons were evacuated as a precaution.

ACT Fire & Rescue due to depart scene shortly.

ACT Ambulance Service were also on scene supporting operations. No injuries reported.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 8.29pm.

Minimal damage to roof space only.

Cause of fire was an electrical fault in roof space.

Club will remained closed for the evening.

9:28pm Saturday 17 March 2012

[Courtesy ESA]

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One Response to Fire at the Chisholm Sports Club
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pptvb10:38 pm, 17 Mar 12

Wow, this response time should be good for the stats.
How far away is the fire station…70-80m ?

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