Explosion in Fyshwick

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ACT Fire & Rescue has responded to reports of an explosion in Fyshwick.

A fire crew from Fyshwick Fire Station responded to the scene in Lithgow Street shortly after the incident was reported to Emergency Triple Zero (000) at 12:31pm.

They arrived at a scrap metal business to find an oxy acetylene cyclinder had exploded then started a small fire which had already been extinguished by the occupants.


The ACT Ambulance Service has confirmed no one was injured in the explosion and subsequent fire.

ACT Fire & Rescue will refer the incident to WorkSafe ACT for investigation.


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