Customers evacuated after coffee shop blaze

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AROUND 20 people have been evacuated from a Fyshwick cafe after a coffee roasting machine caught alight; the second coffee shop fire in two weeks. 

Firefighters were called to extinguished the blaze just before 8.20am, at ONA coffee house on Wollongong Street.

One person was treated at the scene for minor smoke inhalation and approximately 20 people were evacuated as a precaution.

The blaze follows a similar incident last week, where fifteen people were evacuated from a Phillip cafe when coffee beans in a roasting machine caught alight.

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