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Lovett tower evacuated
Posted By johnboy On 15 January, 2013 @ 9:17 am In Featured,News | 9 Comments
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently investigating smoke in a basement at Lovatt Tower, Keltie Street, Phillip.
Up to 600 people have been evacuated from the 22 level office high rise building as a precaution whilst crews investigate the source of the smoke.
No sign of fire at this stage.
Two fire pumpers on scene with the Breathing Apparatus Support Vehicle, the Bronto Skylift Hydraulic Platform, the Hazardous Materials Unit and a Command vehicle.
Update to follow.
ACT Fire & Rescue are continuing to search for the cause of the smoke in the basement of the high rise building.
Building remains evacuated at this stage as a precaution.
ACT Fire & Rescue crews are continuing to ventilate the basement area of the high rise building.
No cause of smoke has been found.
Staff have been permitted to return to the building.
Crews will depart the scene shortly.
[Courtesy ESA, Photo by P1]
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