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.