28 September 2011

Evacuations at the Avenue

| johnboy
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The ACT Fire Brigade has evacuated 80 people from a city residential building after receiving reports of a fire.

Firefighters responded tonight to the Avenue apartment complex on the corner of Moore Street and Barry Drive Turner to find smoke from burning food in an oven set off a smoke alarm.

7:20pm Wednesday 28 September 2011

Fire crews have ventilated the building and residents are now allowed back inside.

The ACT Fire Brigade reminds people to “Don’t Stop Looking While You Are Cooking”.

7:37pm Wednesday 28 September 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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