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.


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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.