Fire truck generic. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times
Fire truck generic. Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times Tessa Mapstone

Cinemas evacuated after popcorn machine catches on fire

THE Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinemas at Rockhampton North were evacuated yesterday after a popcorn machine caught on fire.

QFES crews responded to the fire alarm at the cinemas about 5pm.

The fire, which was contained to the popcorn machine, was extinguished but caused a large amount of smoke.

The cinemas were evacuated for about 30 minutes.
 



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