5 September 2017

Customs House evacuated following office fire

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Customs House on Nangari Street was evacuated at 12:30 PM following a fire inside a printing room on level 3.

400 people were evacuated.

ACT Fire & Rescue extinguished the small electrical fire, and crews are now ventilating smoke from the building and conducting atmospheric monitoring before allowing people back into the building.

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I recall watching aluminium panels being affixed to that building during its construction. Good thing the fire appeared to be internal.

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