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Fire at Fyshwick WOW

By johnboy - 15 January 2011 5

Fyshwick store evacuated Customers and staff were evacuated from a Fyshwick retail outlet this afternoon after the presence of smoke.

The ACT Fire Brigade were called to WOW Sight and Sound after receiving an automatic fire alarm at 1:34.

Several fire crews arrived a few minutes later.

Firefighters investigated and found the smoke was coming from an malfunctioning electrical transformer.

The building was ventilated then people were permitted back inside.

3:25pm Saturday 15 January 2011

[Courtesy the ESA]

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Fire at Fyshwick WOW
The Dark 11:55 am 16 Jan 11

My mistake, i just remember there was a similar place in Garema a few years ago that caught fire and moved elsewhere

Waiting For Godot 11:40 am 16 Jan 11

A fire at WOW? Was there a fire at JB HiFi the previous week?

Golden-Alpine 8:57 am 16 Jan 11

#1 The Dark – Fyshwick is the first and only WOW store in Canberra.

buzz819 7:27 am 16 Jan 11

The Dark said :

Isn’t that the reason they moved the store out of Civic in the first place?

Some sort of fire a few years back

There was never a WOW in Canberra before this one moved out to Fyshwick?

The Dark 12:40 am 16 Jan 11

Isn’t that the reason they moved the store out of Civic in the first place?

Some sort of fire a few years back

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