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Ceiling collapse at Belconnen Mall

By johnboy - 8 March 2011 10

ACT Fire Brigade on scene at Westfield Belconnen attending to a partially collapsed ceiling on the bottom floor of the new north wing section.

Water in the roof space has forced part of the gyprock ceiling to collapse at the store trading as Top Bargain.

Minor damage to the store only.

No evacuations.

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics and an ambulance commander also on scene with no injuries reported.

Two ACT Fire Brigade pumpers on scene and a command vehicle.

Crews alerted following an automatic fire alarm sprinkler activation call at 11.21am.

12:15pm Tuesday 8 March 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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10 Responses to
Ceiling collapse at Belconnen Mall
Fiona 10:05 am 11 Mar 11

What? Dodgy construction? Noooo

niftydog 9:44 am 09 Mar 11

Jivrashia said :

Please tell me that this has not even the remotest connection with the Barton Hwy bridge collapse…

georgesgenitals said :

I wonder who certified the building…?

Relax! A bit of soggy plasterboard is hardly cause for a government inquiry. 😉

gooterz 12:31 am 09 Mar 11

They need a viagra store, apparently north siders have trouble keeping things up!

Ian 8:29 pm 08 Mar 11

#4 lobster – no, Hot Dollar is still there. Top Bargain is new and downstairs. I suspect there is a connection between them though – staffed by Asians, very similar if not identical products on display out front with identical prices.

Davo111 6:55 pm 08 Mar 11

i blame zumba, or pink polos.

gospeedygo 5:30 pm 08 Mar 11

Top Dollars next advertising (do they even have advertising) should be SAVINGS THROUGH THE ROOF!

lobster 4:46 pm 08 Mar 11

Has hot dollar moved? Things change so quickly in Belco these days!

georgesgenitals 4:30 pm 08 Mar 11

I wonder who certified the building…?

Erg0 4:21 pm 08 Mar 11

Did anyone check whether the gym upstairs was running a Zumba class at the time?

Jivrashia 4:17 pm 08 Mar 11

Please tell me that this has not even the remotest connection with the Barton Hwy bridge collapse…

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