Wellington Scoop

Fire on roof of Victoria Street office building

A fire on the roof of the Willeston Centre in Victoria Street this morning sent smoke over the CBD.

The fire was in a machine room on the top of the office building.

The building was evacuated. The fire was controlled within thirty minutes.

Police were assisting the Fire Service and Emergency NZ. The area was cordoned off and police asked people to avoid the area around Hunter/Willeston Streets.

1 comment:

  1. Chris Calvi-Freeman, 6. September 2017, 10:13

    Great work by the WgtnCC parking services guys this morning, directing traffic away from the fire in the CBD. [via twitter]