Firefighters were called to the Richardson Road Hastings Deering depot after a suspected fire in the airconditioning plant. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin
Firefighters were called to the Richardson Road Hastings Deering depot after a suspected fire in the airconditioning plant. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin Chris Ison

Air-con catches fire at Hastings Deering along Richardson Rd

Update 11am: HASTINGS Deering was evacuated this morning after smoke in the building sparked concerns of a fire.

The smoke was determined to be from a faulty air conditioner, however staff decided to evacuate the building as a precaution.

Fire crews were at the scene at 8.28am.

8.30am: FIREFIGHTERS have responded to reports of a fire at a building along Richardson Rd.

They have arrived on scene at Hastings Deering and are now investigating.

It is believed all have been evacuated.



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