Fire scare at John Flynn Hospital

UPDATE: Emergency services confirm the fire scare at John Flynn Hospital was a false alarm.

It’s believed an issue with the private hospital’s fire panel accidentally set off the fire alarm.

EARLIER: The John Flynn Hospital is reportedly being evacuated after reports of smoke coming from an elevator shaft.


The Bulletin reports emergency services were called to the private hospital in Tugun around 1.40pm after smoke was reportedly detected coming from one of the elevators and a fire alarm was activated.

Police and fire personnel are on scene trying to determine the source of the smoke.