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Fire at The Mint

By johnboy 17 January 2011 3

Small fire extinguished at Royal Australian Mint ACT Fire Brigade on scene of a small fire at the Royal Australian Mint, Denison Street, Deakin.

Fire has been extinguished.

Fire started following a grinder that ignited some material.

Smoke has entered the air conditioning system and crews are carrying out ventilation and atmospheric monitoring.

Approx 300 people have been evacuated as a precaution.

Two pumpers on scene with the Hazmat vehicle, Breathing Apparatus support vehicle and a command officer.

Crews alerted following an Automatic Fire Alarm at 11:32am.

12:20pm Monday 17 January 2011

[Courtesy ESA]

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gospeedygo 7:13 pm 17 Jan 11

Does Deakin smell like chocolates now?

screaming banshee 4:30 pm 17 Jan 11

Off to see the wizard?

trevar 2:27 pm 17 Jan 11

The fire started following a grinder? Where was the grinder going?

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