Anyone who’s ventured from the safe confines of their airconditioned office or home today would not at all be surprised to hear we’ve got fire. What you might be surprised to hear that its in Fyshwick. The RiotACT all seeing eye, not least of which has been supported on this occasion by Snarky, Localgirl, gingermick, Mothy, mcdoctor and DrPhil (our field correspondants) tells us that Canturf is ablaze and the CT building on Newcastle st has been
Snarky’s post confirms :
There’s a substantial blaze at CanTurf’s Fyshwick site at the moment. Seems to have started at about 2pm or a little before. Lots of smoke and a strong northerly wind blowing the fire down towards the Gladstone/Maryborough St intersection. It appears to be one of the sheds away from the main house on the property. Co-workers who saw this first said they heard some loud explosions when the fire got going – diesel perhaps?
This bulletin from the ESA suggests its at a scrap metal yard that i didnt know existed.
If you’re in the area send in a pic.