Fire sparks evacuation of Gold Coast bank

UPDATE: FIREFIGHTERS are on scene of a building fire at the Q Super Centre shopping plaza at Mermaid Waters.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said firefighters were called to a commercial building off Allandale Entrance about midday after smoke was seen coming from the roof.

It’s understood the Bendigo Bank has been evacuated. There is no further information available at this time.


EARLIER: EMERGENCY services are rushing to the scene of a reported fire at a bustling Gold Coast shopping centre.

Initial reports suggested smoke was seen billowing from the back of the Bendigo Bank building at the Q Super Centre in Mermaid Waters shortly before midday.

There are unconfirmed reports of evacuations taking place.