Workers evacuated after fire breaks out in CBD building

Office workers are being evacuated as firefighters battle a blaze in a building in Melbourne’s CBD.

Fifteen fire trucks are currently at the scene on the corner of Bourke and Russell streets where the blaze broke out about 11am, sending smoke across the city.

CBD fire

CBD fireCredit:@Scott_Reed

«The crews are wearing breathing apparatus and are currently working to attack the fire. We are currently investigating who is inside the building,» a spokeswoman from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade said.

Crews are also evacuating workers from nearby buildings.




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