Sunnybank blaze contained


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March 29, 2007 06:25pm

A FIRE burning at a Brisbane shopping centre has been contained, firefighters say.

Market Square shopping centre in Sunnybank ignited just after 5.30pm, engulfing about 10 shops at the corner of the centre. A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said firefighters were battling to extinguish the blaze, which had now been contained to several individual shops. A witness on the site told The Courier-Mail that the blaze started in the Malaya Restaurant. Concerns had been held for homes surrounding the centre but none were being threatened at 7pm. The fire was expected to burn for several more hours. Roads around the centre have been closed and thick smoke is covering surrounding suburbs.

From: couriermail.com.au http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,,21469883-3102,00.html Article from: AAP. Image: SHOPS ablaze … the Market Square shopping centre at Sunnybank during tonight’s blaze. Image: Adam Smith 

Last Update: Thursday, March 29, 2007. 7:00pm (AEST)

10 shops on fire at Sunnybank

Authorities say 10 shops are on fire at the Sunnybank shopping centre on Brisbane’s southside. A fire and rescue spokesman says there are no reports of injuries at this stage and authorities do not know what caused the blaze. He says 10 crews are at the scene trying to control the fire, which started about 5:30pm AEST.

From: ABC News Online http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200703/s1885101.htm

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