Canberra Centre evacuated today

OzChick 13 July 2007 9

I just heard from a work colleague who has just came back from her lunch break that the entire Canberra Centre has been evacuated.

Does anyone have any idea why?

Apparently there are lots of people everywhere…


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LJTS LJTS 3:23 am 14 Jul 07

Thats odd, on the 12th there was an evacuation as well. A worker in Supabarn overcooked a chicken causing alarms in the new section(according to my manager) and then alarms running another 5mins after another fool decided to turn the oven, which the chicken was in, back on. Although this was around 12 and 1.

ant ant 8:37 pm 13 Jul 07

It was to try and get them to head over to Civic West, as the shop owners are angrily going broke. ACT Stateline tonight had the guy from Smith’s, and Cataldo’s, having a real go about it.

kaydo kaydo 8:15 pm 13 Jul 07

I work next door, was a shortlived panic around 3pm but they didnt evacuate our building. Only around 15 minutes of people wandering the streets & sirens. Apparently an accident according to our building warden dude.

JJJmonkey JJJmonkey 7:11 pm 13 Jul 07

yup it happened today…. about 3ish… firies and stuff turned up… it was just the old section evacuated.

crabb crabb 5:49 pm 13 Jul 07

A work colleague said the same thing happened there yesterday (late morning) also.

shiny flu shiny flu 4:36 pm 13 Jul 07

Having worked in the centre ages ago often evacuations were caused by kids going through fire exits or evacuation drills.

barking toad barking toad 4:35 pm 13 Jul 07

I was there last week and nothing, so it must have been after then…

VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt VYBerlinaV8 now_with_added grunt 4:12 pm 13 Jul 07

I had a curry last night and was walking briskly, and, well, you know…

lisagrace lisagrace 3:47 pm 13 Jul 07

I was in there between 12.30 and 1pm and nothing, so it must have been after then…

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