25 November 2013

Benjamin Offices evacuation

| johnboy
Start the conversation

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at the Benjamin Offices (Blue Building), Chan Street, Belconnen, conducting ventilation operations following a smell of smoke from a light globe on the fourth level.

No sign of fire.

Approximately 100 people have been evacuated as a precaution.

The ACT Fire & Rescue Hazardous Materials unit are on scene conducting air monitoring operations.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call at 7.20am.

Staff are expected to return to the building shortly.

8:37 AM

[Courtesy ESA]

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.