Apartment fire – Macquarie

Unattended cooking left on a stove top has caused the evacuation of up to ten residents from an apartment building in Macquarie.

ACT Fire & Rescue responded to the scene shortly before 9:00 pm. Up to four apartments are heavily smoke-logged.

Firefighters are currently assessing the damage and ventilating the building.

ACT ESA urge the community to never leave cooking unattended; “Don’t stop looking while you’re cooking”.

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